A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 55 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (34 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 19:36:50 / 7:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.8593° West, latitude 38.151° North, depth = 6 km. Event id: nn00725982. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725982. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 03:36:50 / May 16, 2020 @ 3:36 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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