A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 55 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (34 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 06:36:14 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 14:36:14 / May 15, 2020 @ 2:36 pm. Unique identifier: nn00725417. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00725417. Exact location of earthquake, -117.8005° West, 38.274° North, depth 8.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.1 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and three, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 55 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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