A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 65 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (40 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 13:39:05 / May 15, 2020 @ 1:39 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.4 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00725373. Unique identifier: nn00725373. Exact location, longitude -117.971° West, latitude 38.0855° North, depth = 20.4 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:39:05 / 5:39 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-seven, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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