A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 65 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (40 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -117.9726° West, 38.1588° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 14:22:17 / May 15, 2020 @ 2:22 pm. Id of earthquake: us70009gr6. Event ids that are associated: nn00725411, us70009gr6. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 06:22:17 / 6:22 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 65 km W of Tonopah, Nevada.
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