A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 29 km NW of Hawthorne, Nevada (18 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 11:45:44 / May 15, 2020 @ 11:45 am. The temblor was detected at 03:45:44 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nn00725302. Event ids that are associated: nn00725302. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.8478 West, latitude 38.7257 North, depth = 14.5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.5 km (9 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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