A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 28 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada (17 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.5 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 09:33:22 / December 28, 2016 @ 9:33 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -118.9068° West, 38.3882° North, depth 6.5 km. Id of earthquake: nn00570752. Event ids that are associated: nn00570752, nc72744665. The temblor was detected at 01:33:22 / 1:33 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 28 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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