A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 57 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (35 miles). Exact location of event, depth 9.6 km, -117.8637° West, 38.1863° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 07:53:57 / May 18, 2020 @ 7:53 am. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:53:57 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nn00727886. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00727886. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.6 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 57 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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