A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 65 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (40 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:31:58 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 00:31:58 / May 16, 2020 @ 12:31 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.9703 West, latitude 38.1462 North, depth = 3.1 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.1 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: nn00725846. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725846.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-six 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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