A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 55 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (34 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:32:02 / 5:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.8487° West, latitude 38.1673° North, depth = 2.1 km. Event id: nn00725363. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725363. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 13:32:02 / May 15, 2020 @ 1:32 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.1 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and four, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 55 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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