A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 55 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (34 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -117.848° West, 38.1738° North, depth 5.5 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:04:23 / 7:04 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 03:04:23 / May 20, 2020 @ 3:04 am UTC/GMT. Event id: nn00728945. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00728945.
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days two hundred and sixty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 55 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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