A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 55 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (34 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact location, longitude -117.8487° West, latitude 38.1818° North, depth = 13 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725328. Id of event: nn00725328. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 12:31:37 / May 15, 2020 @ 12:31 pm. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:31:37 / 4:31 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 55 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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