A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (42 miles) on Saturday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:12:42 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nn00726335. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726335. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.8 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.0558 West, latitude 38.1057 North, depth = 6.8 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 11:12:42 / May 16, 2020 @ 11:12 am.
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 fifty, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 68 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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