A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 65 km ESE of Hawthorne, Nevada (40 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -117.9838 West, latitude 38.2192 North, depth = 14.9 km. The temblor was reported at 11:24:06 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 19:24:06 / May 15, 2020 @ 7:24 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.9 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725619. Id of event: nn00725619.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 65 km ESE of Hawthorne, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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