A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 28 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada (17 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 09:18:19 / December 28, 2016 @ 9:18 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.4 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:18:19 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10.4 km, -118.9159° West, 38.4056° North. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00571322. Unique identifier: nn00571322.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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