A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 49 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (30 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70009hqu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009hqu. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:32:15 / 8:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.7757 West, latitude 38.1785 North, depth = 5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 04:32:15 / May 16, 2020 @ 4:32 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 49 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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