A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 54 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (34 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 6.3 km (4 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00727909. Id of event: nn00727909. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.835 West, latitude 38.1723 North, depth = 6.3 km. Global time and date of event 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 08:44:57 / May 18, 2020 @ 8:44 am UTC/GMT. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:44:57 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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