A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 52 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (32 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725627. Id of event: nn00725627. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 19:43:26 / May 15, 2020 @ 7:43 pm. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:43:26 / 11:43 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 1.8 km (1 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -117.8207 West, latitude 38.1665 North, depth = 1.8 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 52 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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