A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Hawthorne in Nevada. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.6 km (27 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 13:02:27 / May 15, 2020 @ 1:02 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725347. Id of event: nn00725347. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:02:27 / 5:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 43.6 km, -118.48° West, 38.882° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fallon. Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Fallon (c. 8 600 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-two, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 41 km NNE of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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