A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 42 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (26 miles). Unique identifier: nn00726129. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00726129. The temblor was picked up at 22:52:47 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 06:52:47 / May 16, 2020 @ 6:52 am. Exact location of earthquake, -117.7043° West, 38.1313° North, depth 9.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.2 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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