A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 50 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (31 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 15:19:16 / May 20, 2020 @ 3:19 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 07:19:16 / 7:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -117.7888° West, 38.1795° North, depth 11.7 km. Unique identifier: nn00729463. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00729463. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.7 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 50 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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