A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 64 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (40 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00728973. Id of event: nn00728973. Exact location, longitude -118.065° West, latitude 38.1427° North, depth = 8.6 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:35:09 / 7:35 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.6 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 03:35:09 / May 20, 2020 @ 3:35 am.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days two hundred and sixty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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