A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 56 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (35 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.8537 West, latitude 38.1847 North, depth = 8.5 km. Event id: nn00726923. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726923. The temblor was picked up at 19:25:32 / 7:25 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 03:25:32 / May 17, 2020 @ 3:25 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.5 km (5 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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