A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 66 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (41 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5.5 km, -118.0448° West, 38.1432° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 18:30:19 / May 18, 2020 @ 6:30 pm. Unique identifier: nn00728122. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00728122. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.5 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:30:19 / 10:30 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 66 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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