A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 64 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (40 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 09:39:26 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.0743 West, latitude 38.1407 North, depth = 0.3 km. Event id: nn00727438. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00727438. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 17:39:26 / May 17, 2020 @ 5:39 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.3 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
Did you feel anything?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 64 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.