A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 65 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (40 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 02:53:02 / May 16, 2020 @ 2:53 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -118.019 West, latitude 38.175 North, depth = 6.1 km. Id of earthquake: nn00725945. Event ids that are associated: nn00725945. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.1 km (4 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:53:02 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter).
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-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 65 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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