A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 36 km S of Goldfield, Nevada (22 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -117.2983 West, latitude 37.3827 North, depth = 12.1 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 09:45:44 / May 18, 2020 @ 9:45 am UTC/GMT. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:45:44 / 1:45 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00727938. Id of event: nn00727938. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.1 km (8 miles).
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 twenty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 36 km S of Goldfield, Nevada.
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