A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 61 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (38 miles) on Friday. Event id: nn00725284. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725284. The temblor was detected at 03:18:12 / 3:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.1 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -117.92 West, latitude 38.1683 North, depth = 7.1 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 11:18:12 / May 15, 2020 @ 11:18 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days seventy-nine 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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