A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 64 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (40 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: nn00729025. Event ids that are associated: nn00729025. Exact location of event, depth 6.9 km, -118.0622° West, 38.1428° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.9 km (4 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:55:28 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 04:55:28 / May 20, 2020 @ 4:55 am.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, 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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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