A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 54 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (34 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00730380. Unique identifier: nn00730380. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:32:14 / 6:32 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 14:32:14 / May 21, 2020 @ 2:32 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.2 km (4 miles). Exact location, longitude -117.8353° West, latitude 38.1765° North, depth = 6.2 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and five, in the past 30 days three hundred and ten and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 54 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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