A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 47 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -117.7747° West, 38.0943° North, depth 12.7 km. Global time and date of event 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 12:00:43 / May 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: nn00725312. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00725312. The temblor was picked up at 04:00:43 / 4:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.7 km (8 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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