A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 47 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 10.2 km, -117.747° West, 38.1895° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00727414. Id of event: nn00727414. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 16:57:13 / May 17, 2020 @ 4:57 pm. The temblor was detected at 08:57:13 / 8:57 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.2 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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