A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 48 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (30 miles). Id of earthquake: nn00725885. Event ids that are associated: nn00725885. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:31:18 / 5:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 12.3 km, -117.783° West, 38.0265° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.3 km (8 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 01:31:18 / May 16, 2020 @ 1:31 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 48 km W of Tonopah, Nevada.
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