A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 66 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (41 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: nn00725593. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00725593. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 18:51:52 / May 15, 2020 @ 6:51 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.9862 West, latitude 38.1335 North, depth = 8.4 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.4 km (5 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:51:52 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 66 km W of Tonopah, Nevada.
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