A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 46 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.5 km (11 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 11:50:54 / May 16, 2020 @ 11:50 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:50:54 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -117.7398° West, 38.1962° North, depth 18.5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: nn00726353. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726353.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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