A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 50 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (31 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 11:22:37 / May 20, 2020 @ 11:22 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.8 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 03:22:37 / 3:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.7772 West, latitude 38.223 North, depth = 4.8 km. Unique identifier: nn00729288. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00729288.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and seventy-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 50 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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