A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 49 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (30 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.9 km (2 miles). Event id: nn00726458. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726458. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:44:22 / 6:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.7692 West, latitude 38.1905 North, depth = 3.9 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 14:44:22 / May 16, 2020 @ 2:44 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 49 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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