A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 61 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (38 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725330. Id of event: nn00725330. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -117.9225° West, 38.162° North. The temblor was reported at 03:17:22 / 3:17 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 11:17:22 / May 15, 2020 @ 11:17 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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