A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 69 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (43 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 02:29:50 / May 17, 2020 @ 2:29 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.3 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:29:50 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -118.0492 West, latitude 38.0952 North, depth = 19.3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00726896. Unique identifier: nn00726896.
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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