A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 50 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (31 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 20:41:15 / May 15, 2020 @ 8:41 pm. Id of earthquake: nn00725687. Event ids that are associated: nn00725687. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:41:15 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.4 km (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -117.7892° West, latitude 38.171° North, depth = 0.4 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and four, in the last 10 days one hundred and ten, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 50 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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