A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 56 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (35 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:56:35 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.866 West, latitude 38.1518 North, depth = 5.8 km. Global time and date of event 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 15:56:35 / May 15, 2020 @ 3:56 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00725469. Unique identifier: nn00725469. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.8 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two 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.
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