A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 46 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.6 km (7 miles). The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:04:21 / 7:04 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nn00726910. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00726910. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 03:04:21 / May 17, 2020 @ 3:04 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.7363 West, latitude 38.202 North, depth = 11.6 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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