A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 46 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles). Id of earthquake: nn00725472. Event ids that are associated: nn00725472. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:59:17 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 15:59:17 / May 15, 2020 @ 3:59 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.6 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -117.7395° West, latitude 38.197° North, depth = 8.6 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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