A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 54 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (34 miles). Global time and date of event 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 15:05:16 / May 16, 2020 @ 3:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 7.2 km, -117.8° West, 38.2567° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.2 km (4 miles). Event id: nn00726468. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726468. The temblor was detected at 07:05:16 / 7:05 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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