A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 65 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (40 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.3 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 06:21:13 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 14:21:13 / May 16, 2020 @ 2:21 pm. Id of earthquake: nn00726443. Event ids that are associated: nn00726443. Exact location, longitude -117.9538° West, latitude 38.216° North, depth = 0.3 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 65 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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