A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 57 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (35 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 11:12:36 / May 15, 2020 @ 11:12 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725279. Id of event: nn00725279. Exact location, longitude -117.8668° West, latitude 38.1995° North, depth = 1.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.2 km (1 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:12:36 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 57 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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