A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 68 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (42 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10.5 km, -118.0958° West, 38.0703° North. The temblor was picked up at 03:40:16 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 11:40:16 / May 15, 2020 @ 11:40 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.5 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: nn00725299. Event ids that are associated: nn00725299.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 68 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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