A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 50 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (31 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 16:35:44 / May 15, 2020 @ 4:35 pm. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:35:44 / 8:35 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nn00725492. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725492, us70009gxz. Exact location of earthquake, -117.7822° West, 38.1847° North, depth 9.2 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.2 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days ninety and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven 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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