A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 54 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (34 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.835 West, latitude 38.1932 North, depth = 2.9 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:40:55 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00726531. Unique identifier: nn00726531. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 16:40:55 / May 16, 2020 @ 4:40 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.9 km (2 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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