A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (40 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -117.9756° West, latitude 38.1313° North, depth = 5 km. Event id: nn00726009. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726009, us70009hq8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:12:21 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 04:12:21 / May 16, 2020 @ 4:12 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 65 km W of Tonopah, Nevada.
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