A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Hawthorne in Nevada. Global time and date of event 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 11:17:25 / May 15, 2020 @ 11:17 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70009gj9. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00725282, us70009gj9. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.1567 West, latitude 38.1075 North, depth = 7.99 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:17:25 / 3:17 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.99 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 61 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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