A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 67 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (42 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.6 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -117.9965° West, 38.1468° North, depth 8.6 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 07:50:54 / May 17, 2020 @ 7:50 am. The temblor was picked up at 23:50:54 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00727101. Id of event: nn00727101.
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 seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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