A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 64 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (40 miles) on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00729027. Unique identifier: nn00729027. Exact location of event, longitude -118.0618 West, latitude 38.143 North, depth = 0 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 04:56:06 / May 20, 2020 @ 4:56 am. The temblor was detected at 20:56:06 / 8:56 pm (local time epicenter).
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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 64 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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