A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 64 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (40 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.9 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 13:51:37 / May 15, 2020 @ 1:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -117.9536 West, latitude 38.1733 North, depth = 5.9 km. The temblor was detected at 05:51:37 / 5:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725387. Id of event: nn00725387.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-eight, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km W of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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