A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes Nevada (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 6.3 km, -117.732° West, 38.1486° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 23:49:29 / May 16, 2020 @ 11:49 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.3 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: nn00726797. Event ids that are associated: nn00726797. The temblor was detected at 23:49:29 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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