A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 56 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (35 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 12:45:06 / May 15, 2020 @ 12:45 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.3 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:45:06 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00725335. Unique identifier: nn00725335. Exact location of earthquake, -117.8512° West, 38.185° North, depth 0.3 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 56 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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