A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 62 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (39 miles). Unique identifier: nn00725906. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00725906, us70009hkz. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 02:04:34 / May 16, 2020 @ 2:04 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.3 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -117.925 West, latitude 38.176 North, depth = 3.3 km. The temblor was reported at 18:04:34 / 6:04 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 62 km W of Tonopah, Nevada.
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