A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 65 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (40 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 15:21:25 / May 15, 2020 @ 3:21 pm. Exact location, longitude -117.962° West, latitude 38.1665° North, depth = 0.8 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:21:25 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.8 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: nn00725448. Event ids that are associated: nn00725448, us70009gv3.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-nine, in the last 10 days ninety-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 65 km W of Tonopah, Nevada.
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