A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 67 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (42 miles). Exact location, longitude -118.0373° West, latitude 38.1272° North, depth = 0.2 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.2 km (0 miles). Global time and date of event 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 02:46:02 / May 16, 2020 @ 2:46 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: nn00725936. Event ids that are associated: nn00725936. The temblor was reported at 18:46:02 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twelve, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-seven 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 67 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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