A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 51 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (32 miles) on Sunday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:46:07 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.7787° West, latitude 38.2223° North, depth = 3.3 km. Id of earthquake: nn00727654. Event ids that are associated: nn00727654. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.3 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 00:46:07 / May 18, 2020 @ 12:46 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-six, 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 eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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