A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Hawthorne in Nevada. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.2543 West, latitude 38.0322 North, depth = 5.8 km. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:06:17 / 10:06 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 06:06:17 / May 16, 2020 @ 6:06 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.8 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73387525, nn00726095. Id of event: nn00726095.
Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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