A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 63 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (39 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 18:41:56 / May 15, 2020 @ 6:41 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.6 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 10:41:56 / 10:41 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725588. Id of event: nn00725588. Exact location of earthquake, -117.9452° West, 38.1802° North, depth 5.6 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-nine, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days ninety-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 63 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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