A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 28 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada (17 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:31:54 / 4:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.9168 West, latitude 38.4108 North, depth = 20.3 km. Event id: nn00570867. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72744930, nn00570867. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.3 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 12:31:54 / December 28, 2016 @ 12:31 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days fifty-five 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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