A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 51 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (32 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: nn00725454. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00725454, us70009gv1. The temblor was detected at 07:23:24 / 7:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.8006 West, latitude 38.1667 North, depth = 7.6 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.6 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 15:23:24 / May 15, 2020 @ 3:23 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-three, in the last 10 days sixty-nine, in the past 30 days eighty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 51 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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