A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 55 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (34 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:10:32 / 10:10 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725563. Id of event: nn00725563. Exact location of earthquake, -117.8485° West, 38.178° North, depth 8.1 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 18:10:32 / May 15, 2020 @ 6:10 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.1 km (5 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-one, in the last 10 days seventy-seven, in the past 30 days ninety and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 55 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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