A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Hawthorne in Nevada. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 12:23:41 / May 17, 2020 @ 12:23 pm. Id of earthquake: nn00727265. Event ids that are associated: nn00727265. Exact location of event, depth 0.2 km, -118.516° West, 38.0827° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.2 km (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:23:41 / 4:23 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and one, in the past 30 days two hundred and five and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 49 km S of Hawthorne, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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