A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 65 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (40 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:53:08 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 05:53:08 / May 17, 2020 @ 5:53 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.0598 West, latitude 38.1432 North, depth = 6.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.2 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: nn00727009. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00727009.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-seven, 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 nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 65 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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