A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 53 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (33 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 14:38:21 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.8 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: nn00728229. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00728229. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 22:38:21 / May 18, 2020 @ 10:38 pm. Exact location of event, depth 2.8 km, -117.803° West, 38.2307° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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