A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 63 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (39 miles). Event id: nn00726322. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726322. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:54:16 / 2:54 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 1.8 km (1 miles). Exact location of event, depth 1.8 km, -117.9533° West, 38.135° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 10:54:16 / May 16, 2020 @ 10:54 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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