A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 52 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (32 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 10:42:37 / May 16, 2020 @ 10:42 am. The temblor was detected at 02:42:37 / 2:42 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nn00726309. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726309. Exact location of event, depth 5.4 km, -117.7922° West, 38.2185° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.4 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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