A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 29 km SW of Hawthorne, Nevada (18 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.9002 West, latitude 38.3667 North, depth = 17.6 km. Unique identifier: nn00571375. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72745985, nn00571375. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.6 km (11 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:15:25 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/12/16 / 2016-12-30 03:15:25 / December 30, 2016 @ 3:15 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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