A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 67 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (42 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.0365 West, latitude 38.135 North, depth = 9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 03:56:08 / May 17, 2020 @ 3:56 am. The temblor was picked up at 19:56:08 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: nn00726946. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726946. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 67 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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