A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 66 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (41 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726180. Id of event: nn00726180. Exact location of earthquake, -118.0683° West, 38.1212° North, depth 0.3 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.3 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 07:45:46 / May 16, 2020 @ 7:45 am UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:45:46 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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