A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 47 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:42:07 / 11:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.7 km (2 miles). Event id: nn00725625. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725625. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 19:42:07 / May 15, 2020 @ 7:42 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -117.7525° West, latitude 38.1923° North, depth = 2.7 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and five, in the past 30 days one hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 47 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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