A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 54 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (34 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.8 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:36:37 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.843° West, latitude 38.1675° North, depth = 11.8 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 10:36:37 / May 19, 2020 @ 10:36 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00728614. Id of event: nn00728614.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and fifty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 54 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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