A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 3 km SSW of Tonopah, Nevada (2 miles). Event id: nn00725591. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725591. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.7 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -117.2473° West, 38.038° North, depth 0.7 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 18:48:53 / May 15, 2020 @ 6:48 pm. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:48:53 / 10:48 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-five, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days ninety-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km SSW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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