A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 49 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (30 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726609. Id of event: nn00726609. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:31:33 / 10:31 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 18:31:33 / May 16, 2020 @ 6:31 pm. Exact location, longitude -117.7668° West, latitude 38.1967° North, depth = 5.4 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.4 km (3 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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