A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 56 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (35 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -117.8577 West, latitude 38.1626 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:59:09 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 21:59:09 / May 15, 2020 @ 9:59 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70009hkl. Event ids that are associated: nn00725742, us70009hkl. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seventy-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km W of Tonopah, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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