A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 52 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (32 miles) on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00728139. Id of event: nn00728139. Exact location, longitude -117.7965° West, latitude 38.2272° North, depth = 6.9 km. The temblor was detected at 10:55:20 / 10:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 18:55:20 / May 18, 2020 @ 6:55 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.9 km (4 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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