A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 55 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (34 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 9.5 km, -117.8493° West, 38.1585° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.5 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:02:48 / 11:02 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 19:02:48 / May 15, 2020 @ 7:02 pm. Unique identifier: nn00725602. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00725602.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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