A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 67 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (42 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: nn00726225. Event ids that are associated: nn00726225. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:59:51 / 12:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -118.015° West, latitude 38.1467° North, depth = 3.7 km. Global time and date of event 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 08:59:51 / May 16, 2020 @ 8:59 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.7 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and seven 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.
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