A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 47 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -117.7412 West, latitude 38.2079 North, depth = 6.56 km. Event id: us70009gwi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009gwi. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:49:14 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 15:49:14 / May 15, 2020 @ 3:49 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.56 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and two, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 47 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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