A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 51 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (32 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 6.5 km (4 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:19:50 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 21:19:50 / May 15, 2020 @ 9:19 pm. Exact location of event, depth 6.5 km, -117.7832° West, 38.2238° North. Event id: nn00725717. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725717.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-six, in the last 10 days ninety-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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