A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 56 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (35 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 18:31:58 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 02:31:58 / May 16, 2020 @ 2:31 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.7 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.8563 West, latitude 38.1858 North, depth = 7.7 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00725928. Unique identifier: nn00725928.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 56 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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