A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 63 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (39 miles). Event id: nn00727939. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00727939. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.4 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.9402 West, latitude 38.1547 North, depth = 18.4 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 09:45:55 / May 18, 2020 @ 9:45 am. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:45:55 / 1:45 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 twenty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and three 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: 63 km W of Tonopah, Nevada.
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