A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 50 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (31 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 11:22:50 / May 17, 2020 @ 11:22 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.8 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 03:22:50 / 3:22 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00727224. Unique identifier: nn00727224. Exact location of event, longitude -117.7812 West, latitude 38.2063 North, depth = 10.8 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 fifty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and six, in the past 30 days two hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 50 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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