A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 50 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (31 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.7945 West, latitude 38.1752 North, depth = 12.7 km. Global time and date of event 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 11:47:40 / May 15, 2020 @ 11:47 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725303. Id of event: nn00725303. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.7 km (8 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:47:40 / 3:47 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days ninety-two 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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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 50 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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