A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 48 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (30 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 13:45:45 / May 15, 2020 @ 1:45 pm. Exact location, longitude -117.7623° West, latitude 38.1885° North, depth = 5.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.6 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 05:45:45 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725380. Id of event: nn00725380.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 48 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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