A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 60 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (37 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 12:36:27 / May 15, 2020 @ 12:36 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.91 West, latitude 38.1741 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009gls. Unique identifier: us70009gls. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:36:27 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter).
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 one hundred and ninety-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and five, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 60 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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