A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 67 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (42 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.4 km (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 03:27:33 / May 17, 2020 @ 3:27 am. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:27:33 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: nn00726928. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726928. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.0133 West, latitude 38.1527 North, depth = 0.4 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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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