A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Hawthorne in Nevada. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 22:00:00 / December 28, 2016 @ 10:00 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.5 km (11 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00571047. Id of event: nn00571047. The temblor was reported at 14:00:00 / 2:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -118.9228° West, latitude 38.4027° North, depth = 17.5 km.
The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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