A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 66 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (41 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.1 km (8 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -117.9823 West, latitude 38.148 North, depth = 12.1 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:45:27 / 1:45 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nn00727941. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00727941. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 09:45:27 / May 18, 2020 @ 9:45 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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