A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 66 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (41 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 21:15:59 / May 16, 2020 @ 9:15 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00726716. Unique identifier: nn00726716. Exact location, longitude -117.9887° West, latitude 38.1068° North, depth = 8.8 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:15:59 / 1:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.8 km (5 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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