A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 61 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (38 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.0672 West, latitude 38.1805 North, depth = 1.5 km. Unique identifier: us70009gxc. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00725476, us70009gxc. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.5 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 08:07:49 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 16:07:49 / May 15, 2020 @ 4:07 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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