A earthquake with magnitude 6.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Tonopah in Nevada. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.6 km (5 miles). Event id: nn00725272. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725272. Exact location, longitude -117.8785° West, latitude 38.1687° North, depth = 7.6 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:03:26 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 11:03:26 / May 15, 2020 @ 11:03 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes. Event epicenter was 112 km (70 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 57 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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