A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 44 km ESE of Goldfield, Nevada (27 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 03:26:26 / May 16, 2020 @ 3:26 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:26:26 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nn00725975. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00725975. Exact location, longitude -116.7547° West, latitude 37.58° North, depth = 16 km.
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 twenty-six, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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