A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 64 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (40 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -117.9638° West, latitude 38.129° North, depth = 10.9 km. Id of earthquake: nn00727752. Event ids that are associated: nn00727752. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.9 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 03:59:41 / May 18, 2020 @ 3:59 am UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:59:41 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 64 km W of Tonopah, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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