A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 58 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (36 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 11:26:01 / May 15, 2020 @ 11:26 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725290, us70009gjk. Id of event: us70009gjk. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.8851 West, latitude 38.176 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:26:01 / 3:26 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 58 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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