A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 55 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (34 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 1.3 km (1 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -117.8518 West, latitude 38.1715 North, depth = 1.3 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:22:23 / 8:22 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nn00726018. Event ids that are associated: nn00726018. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 04:22:23 / May 16, 2020 @ 4:22 am.
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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 55 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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