A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 62 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (39 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 04:56:32 / May 16, 2020 @ 4:56 am. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:56:32 / 8:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 7 km, -117.9333° West, 38.182° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00726047. Unique identifier: nn00726047.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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