A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 64 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (40 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: nn00727680. Event ids that are associated: nn00727680, us70009j9y. Exact location, longitude -118.0737° West, latitude 38.1353° North, depth = 6.7 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 01:12:03 / May 18, 2020 @ 1:12 am. The temblor was reported at 17:12:03 / 5:12 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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