A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 64 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (40 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.0639 West, latitude 38.153 North, depth = 9.03 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 17:50:00 / May 16, 2020 @ 5:50 pm. Unique identifier: us70009i9j. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00726581, us70009i9j. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.03 km (6 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:50:00 / 9:50 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 64 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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