A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 21 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada (13 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.8412 West, latitude 38.4415 North, depth = 15.6 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.6 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 05:36:49 / August 12, 2018 @ 5:36 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00649919. Id of event: nn00649919. The temblor was detected at 21:36:49 / 9:36 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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