A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 58 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (36 miles). Event id: nn00725802. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725802. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 23:25:11 / May 15, 2020 @ 11:25 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.2 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -117.8738° West, 38.199° North, depth 2.2 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:25:11 / 3:25 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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