A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 51 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (32 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:50:20 / 4:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.772° West, latitude 38.2428° North, depth = 21.3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 12:50:20 / May 15, 2020 @ 12:50 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00725340. Unique identifier: nn00725340. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.3 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-four 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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