A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 66 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (41 miles) on Wednesday. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:45:03 / 1:45 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 21:45:03 / May 27, 2020 @ 9:45 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 6.6 km, -118.0538° West, 38.1288° North. Unique identifier: nn00736648. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00736648.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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