A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 58 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (36 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.8 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -117.8812 West, latitude 38.1655 North, depth = 5.8 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00727043. Id of event: nn00727043. The temblor was detected at 22:24:23 / 10:24 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 06:24:23 / May 17, 2020 @ 6:24 am.
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 sixty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and five and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 58 km W of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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