A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 66 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (41 miles). Global time and date of event 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 10:30:31 / May 16, 2020 @ 10:30 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00726300. Unique identifier: nn00726300. The temblor was picked up at 02:30:31 / 2:30 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 19.3 km (12 miles). Exact location, longitude -117.988° West, latitude 38.1108° North, depth = 19.3 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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