A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 62 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (39 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:21:00 / 8:21 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726015. Id of event: nn00726015. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 04:21:00 / May 16, 2020 @ 4:21 am. Exact location of earthquake, -117.9267° West, 38.1638° North, depth 13.2 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.2 km (8 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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