A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 67 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (42 miles). Global time and date of event 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 09:42:20 / May 17, 2020 @ 9:42 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00727164. Id of event: nn00727164. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.1 km (7 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:42:20 / 1:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.9918 West, latitude 38.143 North, depth = 11.1 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 fifty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and four, in the past 30 days two hundred and ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 67 km W of Tonopah, Nevada.
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