A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 51 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (32 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -117.784° West, 38.2143° North, depth 5.3 km. Event id: nn00727092. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00727092. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 07:45:00 / May 17, 2020 @ 7:45 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:45:00 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.3 km (3 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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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