A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 54 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (34 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -117.8357 West, latitude 38.1687 North, depth = 7.2 km. Global time and date of event 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 08:28:29 / May 16, 2020 @ 8:28 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726210. Id of event: nn00726210. The temblor was picked up at 00:28:29 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.2 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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