A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 49 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (30 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:32:16 / 8:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -117.8555° West, 38.1794° North. Unique identifier: nn00726027. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009hqu, nn00726027. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 04:32:16 / May 16, 2020 @ 4:32 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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