A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 30 km SW of Hawthorne, Nevada (19 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -118.8947° West, 38.344° North, depth 5.9 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.9 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/02/17 / 2017-02-01 04:12:11 / February 1, 2017 @ 4:12 am. Event id: nn00576494. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00576494. The temblor was reported at 20:12:11 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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