A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 54 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (34 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.2 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 10:41:31 / May 20, 2020 @ 10:41 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -117.8317° West, latitude 38.1758° North, depth = 6.2 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00729376. Id of event: nn00729376. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:41:31 / 2:41 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, 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 fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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