A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 48 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (30 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 07:11:47 / May 16, 2020 @ 7:11 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.8 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00726147, us70009hun. Unique identifier: nn00726147. The temblor was reported at 23:11:47 / 11:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.7468 West, latitude 38.1978 North, depth = 6.8 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 48 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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