A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 63 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (39 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 16:50:31 / 4:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -117.9427° West, 38.1742° North, depth 7.5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.5 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 00:50:31 / May 17, 2020 @ 12:50 am UTC/GMT. Event id: nn00726836. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00726836.
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 seventy, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-eight 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: 63 km W of Tonopah, Nevada.
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