A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 47 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles) on Wednesday. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:34:54 / 5:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.7465 West, latitude 38.2028 North, depth = 7.1 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00729383. Unique identifier: nn00729383. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.1 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 13:34:54 / May 20, 2020 @ 1:34 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 47 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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