A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 59 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (37 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 13:21:42 / May 15, 2020 @ 1:21 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725357. Id of event: nn00725357. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.3 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -117.897° West, latitude 38.182° North, depth = 5.3 km. The temblor was detected at 05:21:42 / 5:21 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 59 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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