A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 54 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (34 miles) on Sunday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:28:48 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nn00727120. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00727120. Global time and date of event 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 08:28:48 / May 17, 2020 @ 8:28 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.1 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -117.841° West, 38.1695° North, depth 7.1 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and three, in the past 30 days two hundred and nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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