A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 60 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (37 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -117.898° West, latitude 38.1562° North, depth = 2.9 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725434, us70009gth. Id of event: nn00725434. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.9 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:07:25 / 7:07 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 15:07:25 / May 15, 2020 @ 3:07 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-four, in the last 10 days seventy, in the past 30 days eighty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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