A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 60 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (37 miles). Id of earthquake: nn00725393. Event ids that are associated: nn00725393. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 13:58:03 / May 15, 2020 @ 1:58 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:58:03 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.5 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -117.9043 West, latitude 38.1602 North, depth = 7.5 km.
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 was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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