A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 49 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (30 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: nn00726642. Event ids that are associated: nn00726642. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:25:09 / 11:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -117.7802° West, 38.1843° North, depth 4.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.2 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 19:25:09 / May 16, 2020 @ 7:25 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 49 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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