A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 20 km NW of Hawthorne, Nevada (12 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/11/17 / 2017-11-17 03:39:02 / November 17, 2017 @ 3:39 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -118.7637° West, latitude 38.6703° North, depth = 6.2 km. The temblor was reported at 19:39:02 / 7:39 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.2 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: nn00612803. Event ids that are associated: nn00612803.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 20 km NW of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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