A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 49 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (30 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726593. Id of event: nn00726593. Global time and date of event 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 18:06:42 / May 16, 2020 @ 6:06 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.9 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 10:06:42 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.9 km, -117.765° West, 38.202° North.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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