A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 55 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (34 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 00:11:46 / May 21, 2020 @ 12:11 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00729812. Id of event: nn00729812. The temblor was picked up at 16:11:46 / 4:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -117.8543° West, 38.1593° North, depth 14.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.5 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days two hundred and ninety-nine, in the past 30 days three hundred and seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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