A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 56 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (35 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -117.87 West, latitude 38.1445 North, depth = 8.3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 06:11:40 / May 20, 2020 @ 6:11 am. The temblor was reported at 22:11:40 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.3 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00729077. Id of event: nn00729077.
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 twenty-two, in the last 10 days two hundred and seventy-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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