A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 57 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (35 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -117.8788 West, latitude 38.145 North, depth = 3.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.5 km (2 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:50:39 / 11:50 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nn00725638. Event ids that are associated: nn00725638. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 19:50:39 / May 15, 2020 @ 7:50 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred, in the last 10 days one hundred and six, in the past 30 days one hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 57 km W of Tonopah, Nevada.
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