A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 66 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (41 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 22:15:49 / May 15, 2020 @ 10:15 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.3 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.0187 West, latitude 38.1595 North, depth = 12.3 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725752. Id of event: nn00725752. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:15:49 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-one, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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