A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 26 km SSE of Goldfield, Nevada (16 miles) on Sunday. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:53:40 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.6 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -117.1647° West, latitude 37.479° North, depth = 2.6 km. Id of earthquake: nn00727247. Event ids that are associated: nn00727247. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 11:53:40 / May 17, 2020 @ 11:53 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 26 km SSE of Goldfield, Nevada.
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