A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 65 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (40 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 16:22:22 / May 15, 2020 @ 4:22 pm. The temblor was reported at 08:22:22 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 8.3 km, -118.0308° West, 38.1677° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725484, us70009gxq. Id of event: nn00725484. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.3 km (5 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-nine, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days ninety-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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