A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 29 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada (18 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:31:50 / 2:31 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00570797. Id of event: nn00570797. Exact location of earthquake, -118.9182° West, 38.3952° North, depth 0 km. Global time and date of event 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 10:31:50 / December 28, 2016 @ 10:31 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 29 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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