A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 46 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 6.9 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: nn00727030. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00727030. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 06:11:46 / May 17, 2020 @ 6:11 am. The temblor was detected at 22:11:46 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.7438 West, latitude 38.1833 North, depth = 6.9 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
Questions or comments?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 46 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.