A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 65 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (40 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00730178. Unique identifier: nn00730178. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.9618 West, latitude 38.1658 North, depth = 11.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.8 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 09:39:25 / May 21, 2020 @ 9:39 am. The temblor was detected at 01:39:25 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days three hundred and three, in the past 30 days three hundred and eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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