A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 65 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (40 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 06:36:37 / May 17, 2020 @ 6:36 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.1 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:36:37 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -118.0435° West, 38.1507° North, depth 5.1 km. Unique identifier: nn00727049. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00727049.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and five and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 65 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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