A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 48 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (30 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.9 km (7 miles). Global time and date of event 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 08:05:15 / May 18, 2020 @ 8:05 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.7677 West, latitude 38.1863 North, depth = 11.9 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:05:15 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nn00727892. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00727892.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 48 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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