A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 52 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (32 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 18:24:16 / May 16, 2020 @ 6:24 pm. Exact location of event, depth 3 km, -117.7882° West, 38.2352° North. Id of earthquake: nn00726603. Event ids that are associated: nn00726603. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:24:16 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-eight, 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 twenty-six 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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