A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 29 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada (18 miles). Exact location, longitude -118.9182° West, latitude 38.3952° North, depth = 0 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 09:56:33 / December 28, 2016 @ 9:56 am. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00570770, nc72744725. Unique identifier: nn00570770. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 01:56:33 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 29 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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