A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 62 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (39 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: nn00725719. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00725719. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 21:29:43 / May 15, 2020 @ 9:29 pm. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:29:43 / 1:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.9 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -117.9305° West, latitude 38.1883° North, depth = 6.9 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-seven, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and five and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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