A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 56 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (35 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.5 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 08:04:30 / May 16, 2020 @ 8:04 am UTC/GMT. Event id: nn00726198. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726198, us70009hw3. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.8455 West, latitude 38.1845 North, depth = 7.5 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:04:30 / 12:04 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 56 km W of Tonopah, Nevada.
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