A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Hawthorne in Nevada. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:13:01 / 7:13 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nn00727369. Event ids that are associated: nc73389695, nn00727369. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.5173 West, latitude 38.0917 North, depth = 10.7 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.7 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 15:13:01 / May 17, 2020 @ 3:13 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days two hundred and four, in the past 30 days two hundred and eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km S of Hawthorne, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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