A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 24 km SW of Hawthorne, Nevada (15 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.8511 West, latitude 38.3956 North, depth = 0 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 09:37:46 / December 28, 2016 @ 9:37 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00570755. Unique identifier: nn00570755. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:37:46 / 1:37 am (local time epicenter).
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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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