A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 66 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (41 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles). Event id: nn00725950. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725950. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 02:58:41 / May 16, 2020 @ 2:58 am. Exact location of event, depth 0.1 km, -117.9838° West, 38.1163° North. The temblor was detected at 18:58:41 / 6:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seventeen, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: 66 km W of Tonopah, Nevada.
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