A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 49 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (30 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 00:40:41 / May 17, 2020 @ 12:40 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.6 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 16:40:41 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00726827. Unique identifier: nn00726827. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.7623 West, latitude 38.2042 North, depth = 5.6 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
Questions or comments?
Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 49 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.