A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 56 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (35 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.8 km (9 miles). Exact location, longitude -117.8522° West, latitude 38.197° North, depth = 14.8 km. Event id: nn00726646. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726646. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:31:54 / 11:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 19:31:54 / May 16, 2020 @ 7:31 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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. 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: 56 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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