A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 53 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (33 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us70009gpe. Event ids that are associated: us70009gpe. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -117.7985° West, 38.2423° North. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:35:24 / 5:35 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 13:35:24 / May 15, 2020 @ 1:35 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and two 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.
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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: 53 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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