A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 46 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 12:18:33 / May 16, 2020 @ 12:18 pm. Event id: nn00726375. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726375. The temblor was reported at 04:18:33 / 4:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10.4 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10.4 km, -117.731° West, 38.2163° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 46 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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