A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 51 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (32 miles). Exact location of event, depth 8.4 km, -117.8112° West, 38.1505° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.4 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: nn00727117. Event ids that are associated: nn00727117. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 08:23:03 / May 17, 2020 @ 8:23 am. The temblor was detected at 00:23:03 / 12:23 am (local time epicenter).
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 ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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