A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 51 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (32 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 6.5 km, -117.831° West, 38.1662° North. Unique identifier: nn00726177. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00726177, us70009hvj. The temblor was picked up at 23:42:06 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 6.5 km (4 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 07:42:06 / May 16, 2020 @ 7:42 am.
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 nearby. 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.
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