A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 65 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (40 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.9607 West, latitude 38.1825 North, depth = 7.58 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.58 km (5 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:25:42 / 3:25 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 11:25:42 / May 15, 2020 @ 11:25 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us70009gji. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009gji.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 65 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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