A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 50 km E of Gabbs, Nevada (31 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 3.8 km (2 miles). Unique identifier: nn00578493. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00578493. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:38:04 / 2:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -117.3367° West, 38.8843° North, depth 3.8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 10:38:04 / February 15, 2017 @ 10:38 am.
Each 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 0 and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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