A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 67 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (42 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.4 km (5 miles). Global time and date of event 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 07:33:01 / May 17, 2020 @ 7:33 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 23:33:01 / 11:33 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00727083. Id of event: nn00727083. Exact location of event, depth 7.4 km, -118.0127° West, 38.1565° North.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and one, in the past 30 days two hundred and seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 67 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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