A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 54 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (34 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 11:59:36 / 11:59 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10.1 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 19:59:36 / May 15, 2020 @ 7:59 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.8455 West, latitude 38.1503 North, depth = 10.1 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725643. Id of event: nn00725643.
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-four, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days one hundred and three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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