A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 30 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada (19 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -118.924° West, 38.3778° North, depth 17.8 km. The temblor was reported at 07:01:21 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 15:01:21 / December 28, 2016 @ 3:01 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.8 km (11 miles). Unique identifier: nn00570936. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00570936, nc72745050.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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