A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 45 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (28 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 18:38:12 / May 15, 2020 @ 6:38 pm. Event id: nn00725582. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725582. The temblor was reported at 10:38:12 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.7205° West, latitude 38.2037° North, depth = 0.1 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-seven, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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