A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 66 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (41 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.5 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: nn00726772. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726772. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 23:27:14 / May 16, 2020 @ 11:27 pm. The temblor was reported at 15:27:14 / 3:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.5 km, -118.0243° West, 38.1545° North.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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