A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 49 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (30 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:11:18 / 11:11 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 19:11:18 / May 17, 2020 @ 7:11 pm. Exact location, longitude -117.7688° West, latitude 38.1947° North, depth = 0.8 km. Id of earthquake: nn00727487. Event ids that are associated: nn00727487. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.8 km (0 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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