A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 51 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (32 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:17:02 / 1:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.7997 West, latitude 38.1795 North, depth = 12.8 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.8 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00727561. Id of event: nn00727561. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 21:17:02 / May 17, 2020 @ 9:17 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 51 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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