A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 69 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (43 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 00:59:28 / 12:59 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00728540. Unique identifier: nn00728540. Exact location, longitude -118.0263° West, latitude 38.109° North, depth = 12 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 08:59:28 / May 19, 2020 @ 8:59 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days two hundred and fifty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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