A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 64 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (40 miles) on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 13:17:55 / May 17, 2020 @ 1:17 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -117.9515 West, latitude 38.1632 North, depth = 11.3 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:17:55 / 5:17 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nn00727300. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00727300. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.3 km (7 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-four, in the last 10 days two hundred and ten, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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