A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 67 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (42 miles). Exact location, longitude -118.0348° West, latitude 38.1307° North, depth = 9.8 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.8 km (6 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:45:38 / 2:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 22:45:38 / May 16, 2020 @ 10:45 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: nn00726756. Event ids that are associated: nn00726756.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-four 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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