A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 47 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 12:41:59 / May 20, 2020 @ 12:41 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -117.7398° West, 38.2092° North, depth 5.1 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:41:59 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.1 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: nn00729339. Event ids that are associated: nn00729339.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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