A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 51 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (32 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:35:47 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 18:35:47 / May 18, 2020 @ 6:35 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.7 km (4 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00728129. Unique identifier: nn00728129. Exact location of event, longitude -117.79 West, latitude 38.2158 North, depth = 5.7 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days three hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 51 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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