A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 30 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada (19 miles) on Wednesday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:22:35 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.4 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 09:22:35 / December 28, 2016 @ 9:22 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: nn00570819. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00570819. Exact location of earthquake, -118.9408° West, 38.4058° North, depth 8.4 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 30 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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