A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 48 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (30 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -117.7625° West, 38.1932° North, depth 4.9 km. The temblor was detected at 01:36:48 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 09:36:48 / May 16, 2020 @ 9:36 am. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00726260. Unique identifier: nn00726260.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 48 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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