A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 57 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (35 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.3 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:40:16 / 5:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10.3 km, -117.868° West, 38.1798° North. Global time and date of event 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 13:40:16 / May 15, 2020 @ 1:40 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: nn00725376. Event ids that are associated: nn00725376.
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 57 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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