A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 62 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (39 miles). Unique identifier: nn00727768. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00727768. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.7 km (5 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:28:48 / 8:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.9305 West, latitude 38.1737 North, depth = 8.7 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 04:28:48 / May 18, 2020 @ 4:28 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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