A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 56 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (35 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:32:38 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nn00727513. Event ids that are associated: nn00727513. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.5 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6.5 km, -117.8565° West, 38.1903° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 19:32:38 / May 17, 2020 @ 7:32 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 56 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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