A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 51 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (32 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 04:50:05 / May 16, 2020 @ 4:50 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.2 km (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:50:05 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00726040. Unique identifier: nn00726040. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.7737 West, latitude 38.2328 North, depth = 0.2 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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