A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 67 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (42 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.3 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: nn00729141. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00729141. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:45:21 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.9863 West, latitude 38.1598 North, depth = 6.3 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 07:45:21 / May 20, 2020 @ 7:45 am.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days two hundred and seventy-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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