A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 55 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (34 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:09:22 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: nn00726145. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726145. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 07:09:22 / May 16, 2020 @ 7:09 am. Exact location of earthquake, -117.8502° West, 38.1843° North, depth 4.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.6 km (3 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 55 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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