A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 47 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 05:02:44 / 5:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.1 km (5 miles). Global time and date of event 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 13:02:44 / May 18, 2020 @ 1:02 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: nn00728025. Event ids that are associated: nn00728025. Exact location of event, longitude -117.7465 West, latitude 38.1907 North, depth = 8.1 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 47 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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