A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (40 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: nn00731087. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00731087. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact location, longitude -118.0625° West, latitude 38.1398° North, depth = 6 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 09:00:49 / May 22, 2020 @ 9:00 am. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:00:49 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days three hundred and ten, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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