A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 29 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada (18 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 09:22:35 / December 28, 2016 @ 9:22 am. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00570747. Unique identifier: nn00570747. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:22:35 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.9182 West, latitude 38.3952 North, depth = 0 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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