A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 64 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (40 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00726940. Unique identifier: nn00726940. The temblor was picked up at 19:47:04 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 3.5 km, -118.0885° West, 38.1262° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 03:47:04 / May 17, 2020 @ 3:47 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.5 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 64 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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