A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 60 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (37 miles). Unique identifier: nn00725344. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00725344. Exact location, longitude -117.9137° West, latitude 38.1305° North, depth = 33.4 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 13:00:56 / May 15, 2020 @ 1:00 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.4 km (21 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:00:56 / 5:00 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 60 km W of Tonopah, Nevada.
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