A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 54 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (34 miles). Exact location, longitude -117.8358° West, latitude 38.1695° North, depth = 5.9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 10:41:31 / May 20, 2020 @ 10:41 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.9 km (4 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:41:31 / 2:41 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nn00729256. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00729256.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and seventy-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-seven 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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