A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 69 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (43 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 13:51:38 / May 15, 2020 @ 1:51 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: nn00725385. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00725385. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.0198 West, latitude 38.1163 North, depth = 12.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.1 km (8 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:51:38 / 5:51 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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