A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 56 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (35 miles). Exact location, longitude -117.8693° West, latitude 38.1467° North, depth = 7 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: nn00727819. Event ids that are associated: nn00727819. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 06:09:49 / May 18, 2020 @ 6:09 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:09:49 / 10:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-seven, 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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 56 km W of Tonopah, Nevada.
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