A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (40 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 00:46:57 / 12:46 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00726219. Unique identifier: nn00726219. Global time and date of event 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 08:46:57 / May 16, 2020 @ 8:46 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -117.9728° West, latitude 38.1265° North, depth = 14.3 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.3 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 65 km W of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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