A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 47 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -117.7375° West, 38.2286° North, depth 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00725933, us70009hm1. Unique identifier: us70009hm1. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 02:39:15 / May 16, 2020 @ 2:39 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 18:39:15 / 6:39 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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