A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 55 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (34 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 03:49:15 / May 16, 2020 @ 3:49 am. Exact location of event, longitude -117.8408 West, latitude 38.2012 North, depth = 7.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.7 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 19:49:15 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00725993. Unique identifier: nn00725993.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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