A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (40 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 06:16:54 / May 17, 2020 @ 6:16 am. The temblor was detected at 22:16:54 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.5 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.0692 West, latitude 38.1257 North, depth = 7.5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00727039. Unique identifier: nn00727039.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 sixty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and six and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 65 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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