A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 60 km ESE of Hawthorne, Nevada (37 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:01:39 / 8:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -118.047° West, latitude 38.2277° North, depth = 22.4 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 16:01:39 / May 15, 2020 @ 4:01 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725475, us70009gx4. Id of event: us70009gx4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.4 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and five, in the last 10 days four hundred and eleven, in the past 30 days four hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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