A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 49 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (30 miles) on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00725617. Unique identifier: nn00725617. Exact location of event, longitude -117.7833 West, latitude 38.1407 North, depth = 12 km. Global time and date of event 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 19:16:38 / May 15, 2020 @ 7:16 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 11:16:38 / 11:16 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and four, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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