A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 44 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (27 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -117.7343° West, 38.1032° North, depth 9.7 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:49:31 / 3:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 11:49:31 / May 16, 2020 @ 11:49 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.7 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726350. Id of event: nn00726350.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 44 km W of Tonopah, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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