A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 61 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (38 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.5 km (1 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 16:07:49 / May 15, 2020 @ 4:07 pm. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:07:49 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725476, us70009gxc. Id of event: nn00725476. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.0672 West, latitude 38.1805 North, depth = 1.5 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-six, in the last 10 days ninety-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and five and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three 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.
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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. 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: 61 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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