A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Pahrump in Nevada. Exact location of earthquake, -116.1593° West, 36.5458° North, depth 7.4 km. Id of earthquake: nn00734223. Event ids that are associated: nn00734223. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.4 km (5 miles). Global time and date of event 25/05/20 / 2020-05-25 13:06:09 / May 25, 2020 @ 1:06 pm UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:06:09 / 5:06 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (25 miles) from Pahrump (c. 36 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pahrump. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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