A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 46 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.6 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 11:29:24 / May 18, 2020 @ 11:29 am. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00728048. Unique identifier: nn00728048. Exact location of event, depth 10.6 km, -117.7362° West, 38.1881° North. The temblor was detected at 03:29:24 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter).
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 thirty-four, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 46 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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