A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 49 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (30 miles) on Saturday. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:42:02 / 10:42 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009inr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00727055, us70009inr. Exact location of earthquake, -117.7699° West, 38.1973° North, depth 8.03 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.03 km (5 miles). Global time and date of event 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 06:42:02 / May 17, 2020 @ 6:42 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 49 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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