A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (40 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -118.043° West, latitude 38.1483° North, depth = 6 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 21:47:44 / May 17, 2020 @ 9:47 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: nn00727575. Event ids that are associated: nn00727575. The temblor was reported at 13:47:44 / 1:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-six, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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