A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 66 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (41 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 23:51:01 / May 15, 2020 @ 11:51 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00725819, us70009hhd. Unique identifier: nn00725819. The temblor was picked up at 15:51:01 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -117.9833° West, 38.1693° North, depth 8.4 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.4 km (5 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and four, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 66 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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