A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 29 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada (18 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5.6 km, -118.925° West, 38.4085° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.6 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: nn00570859. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00570859. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:17:27 / 4:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 12:17:27 / December 28, 2016 @ 12:17 pm.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 29 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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