A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 51 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (32 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 04:28:08 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -117.7893 West, latitude 38.2137 North, depth = 4.9 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00728010. Unique identifier: nn00728010. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 12:28:08 / May 18, 2020 @ 12:28 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 51 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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