A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 49 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (30 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00726595. Unique identifier: nn00726595. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.5 km (5 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:09:11 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.7623° West, latitude 38.206° North, depth = 8.5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 18:09:11 / May 16, 2020 @ 6:09 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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