A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 46 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:48:41 / 7:48 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726941. Id of event: nn00726941. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 03:48:41 / May 17, 2020 @ 3:48 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.7325 West, latitude 38.1972 North, depth = 4.9 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 46 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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