A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 48 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (30 miles). Exact location, longitude -117.748° West, latitude 38.2243° North, depth = 2.8 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:41:21 / 10:41 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 2.8 km (2 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 06:41:21 / May 17, 2020 @ 6:41 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00727056. Id of event: nn00727056.
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 sixty-six, in the last 10 days two hundred and two, in the past 30 days two hundred and ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 48 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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