A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 56 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (35 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.8 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 21:59:10 / May 15, 2020 @ 9:59 pm. Id of earthquake: nn00725881. Event ids that are associated: nn00725881. Exact location, longitude -117.8737° West, latitude 38.135° North, depth = 3.8 km. The temblor was reported at 13:59:10 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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