A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 9 km N of Hawthorne, Nevada (6 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 17:50:10 / May 16, 2020 @ 5:50 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.5 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: nn00726585. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726585. Exact location of event, depth 8.5 km, -118.6106° West, 38.6114° North. The temblor was detected at 09:50:10 / 9:50 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km N of Hawthorne, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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