A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 62 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (39 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -117.9343 West, latitude 38.1773 North, depth = 4.4 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:11:32 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nn00727031. Event ids that are associated: nn00727031. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.4 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 06:11:32 / May 17, 2020 @ 6:11 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and six and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 62 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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