A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 66 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (41 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 11:52:06 / May 15, 2020 @ 11:52 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: nn00725306. Event ids that are associated: nn00725306. Exact location of earthquake, -117.9775° West, 38.153° North, depth 7.9 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:52:06 / 3:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.9 km (5 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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