A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 47 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:17:33 / 4:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.7547° West, latitude 38.179° North, depth = 7.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.9 km (5 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00727257. Id of event: nn00727257. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 12:17:33 / May 17, 2020 @ 12:17 pm.
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days two hundred and seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 47 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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