A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 68 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (42 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00727155. Id of event: nn00727155. The temblor was detected at 01:22:52 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.9 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -118.0778° West, 38.0878° North, depth 13.9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 09:22:52 / May 17, 2020 @ 9:22 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and two, in the past 30 days two hundred and eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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