A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (40 miles) on Saturday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:04:25 / 9:04 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726553. Id of event: nn00726553. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.5 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.97 West, latitude 38.1545 North, depth = 6.5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 17:04:25 / May 16, 2020 @ 5:04 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-seven 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 65 km W of Tonopah, Nevada.
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