A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 51 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (32 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: nn00728620. Event ids that are associated: nc73390091, nn00728620. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:42:17 / 2:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.7895 West, latitude 38.221 North, depth = 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 10:42:17 / May 19, 2020 @ 10:42 am.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and sixty, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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