A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 62 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (39 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 00:09:56 / May 17, 2020 @ 12:09 am. Event id: nn00726808. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726808. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:09:56 / 4:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.9347 West, latitude 38.152 North, depth = 16.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.2 km (10 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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