A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 66 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (41 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 03:49:58 / May 20, 2020 @ 3:49 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.9993 West, latitude 38.132 North, depth = 5.1 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.1 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00728983, us70009lcm. Id of event: nn00728983. The temblor was picked up at 19:49:58 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and seventy, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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