A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 50 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (31 miles). Exact location, longitude -117.7828° West, latitude 38.1882° North, depth = 3.1 km. The temblor was reported at 22:42:02 / 10:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.1 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 06:42:02 / May 17, 2020 @ 6:42 am UTC/GMT. Event id: nn00727055. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00727055.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and six and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 50 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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