A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 28 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada (17 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:05:03 / 7:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 15:05:03 / May 6, 2017 @ 3:05 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.7 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: nn00588123. Event ids that are associated: nn00588123, nc72798441. Exact location of event, longitude -118.9168 West, latitude 38.4157 North, depth = 6.7 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 28 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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