A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 56 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (35 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.866 West, latitude 38.1895 North, depth = 9.1 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 01:44:34 / May 20, 2020 @ 1:44 am. Id of earthquake: nn00728896. Event ids that are associated: nn00728896, us70009la0. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:44:34 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 9.1 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and sixty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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