A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 66 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (41 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00731417. Id of event: nn00731417. Exact location of event, depth 0.7 km, -118.0747° West, 38.1138° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.7 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 08:34:48 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 16:34:48 / May 22, 2020 @ 4:34 pm.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifteen, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-one 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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