A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 50 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (31 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 17:53:58 / May 16, 2020 @ 5:53 pm. Event id: nn00726587. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726587. The temblor was detected at 09:53:58 / 9:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.5 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.7727 West, latitude 38.2088 North, depth = 9.5 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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