A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 48 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (30 miles) on Friday. Event id: nn00725882. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725882, us70009hk6. Exact location of event, longitude -117.7483 West, latitude 38.1943 North, depth = 3.7 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 01:32:21 / May 16, 2020 @ 1:32 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.7 km (2 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:32:21 / 5:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and three, in the last 10 days one hundred and nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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