A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 64 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (40 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.9607 West, latitude 38.137 North, depth = 0.9 km. Id of earthquake: nn00726114. Event ids that are associated: nn00726114, us70009htn. Global time and date of event 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 06:35:10 / May 16, 2020 @ 6:35 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.9 km (1 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:35:10 / 10:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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