A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 45 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (28 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.8 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 18:49:43 / May 16, 2020 @ 6:49 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -117.729 West, latitude 38.1935 North, depth = 4.8 km. Event id: nn00726624. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726624. The temblor was reported at 10:49:43 / 10:49 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-two, 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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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