A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 67 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (42 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -118.0188° West, 38.1512° North, depth 4.9 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 15:05:27 / May 15, 2020 @ 3:05 pm. Unique identifier: nn00725433. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00725433. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.9 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:05:27 / 7:05 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and three, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 67 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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