A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (40 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -118.0612° West, latitude 38.1388° North, depth = 8.5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 02:01:45 / May 22, 2020 @ 2:01 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.5 km (5 miles). Unique identifier: nn00730792. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00730792. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:01:45 / 6:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days three hundred and seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 65 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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