A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 57 km WNW of Goldfield, Nevada (35 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -117.8508 West, latitude 37.8745 North, depth = 13.3 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:53:33 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 02:53:33 / May 16, 2020 @ 2:53 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.3 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: nn00725947. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725947.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 57 km WNW of Goldfield, Nevada.
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