A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 63 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (39 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725300. Id of event: nn00725300. Global time and date of event 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 11:45:28 / May 15, 2020 @ 11:45 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.7 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.9432 West, latitude 38.1428 North, depth = 6.7 km. The temblor was reported at 03:45:28 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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