A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Hawthorne in Nevada on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.5277 West, latitude 38.0855 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 15:13:01 / May 17, 2020 @ 3:13 pm. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:13:01 / 7:13 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70009iyz. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73389695, nn00727369, us70009iyz.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes. Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and fifteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 49 km S of Hawthorne, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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