A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 65 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (40 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.0807 West, latitude 38.1235 North, depth = 0.7 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00729217. Unique identifier: nn00729217. Global time and date of event 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 09:45:45 / May 20, 2020 @ 9:45 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.7 km (0 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:45:45 / 1:45 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and seventy-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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