A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 43 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (27 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:12:27 / 6:12 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 02:12:27 / May 17, 2020 @ 2:12 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.7545 West, latitude 38.1985 North, depth = 5.6 km. Id of earthquake: nn00726881. Event ids that are associated: nn00726881, us70009iiz. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.6 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every 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 sixty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 43 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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