A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 52 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (32 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:17:23 / 10:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.5 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, depth 11.5 km, -117.7955° West, 38.2106° North. Event id: nn00727350. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00727350. Global time and date of event 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 06:17:23 / May 17, 2020 @ 6:17 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and ten, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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