A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 55 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (34 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 22:46:29 / May 15, 2020 @ 10:46 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725777. Id of event: nn00725777. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.6 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:46:29 / 2:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.8468 West, latitude 38.1735 North, depth = 5.6 km.
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 ninety-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 55 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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