A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 56 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (35 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.1 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00726821. Unique identifier: nn00726821. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 00:28:04 / May 17, 2020 @ 12:28 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -117.8617° West, 38.1753° North, depth 5.1 km. The temblor was reported at 16:28:04 / 4:28 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 56 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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