A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 47 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00729337. Id of event: nn00729337. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.7428 West, latitude 38.209 North, depth = 5.7 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.7 km (4 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:40:37 / 4:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 12:40:37 / May 20, 2020 @ 12:40 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, 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-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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