A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 47 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:59:33 / 10:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -117.742° West, 38.2012° North, depth 10.4 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.4 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726140. Id of event: nn00726140. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 06:59:33 / May 16, 2020 @ 6:59 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-six 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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