A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 21 km NE of Hawthorne, Nevada (13 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.3 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 16.3 km, -118.4605° West, 38.6633° North. The temblor was detected at 02:28:51 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00726298. Unique identifier: nn00726298. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 10:28:51 / May 16, 2020 @ 10:28 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km NE of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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