A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 59 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (37 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:09:20 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nn00725478. Event ids that are associated: nn00725478. Exact location of event, longitude -117.8893 West, latitude 38.1927 North, depth = 10.2 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.2 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 16:09:20 / May 15, 2020 @ 4:09 pm.
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-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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