A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 51 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (32 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.2 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 12:17:44 / 12:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 4.2 km, -117.7737° West, 38.232° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 20:17:44 / May 16, 2020 @ 8:17 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00726665. Unique identifier: nn00726665.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 51 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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