A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 59 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (37 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -117.8882° West, 38.1787° North, depth 0.9 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 11:26:01 / May 15, 2020 @ 11:26 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.9 km (1 miles). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:26:01 / 3:26 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nn00725290. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00725290.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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