A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 66 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (41 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.5 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.9848 West, latitude 38.1518 North, depth = 6.5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 01:13:07 / May 18, 2020 @ 1:13 am. Unique identifier: nn00727683. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00727683. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:13:07 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 66 km W of Tonopah, Nevada.
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