A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 46 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 6.99 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 18:50:12 / May 16, 2020 @ 6:50 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us70009mpc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009mpc. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:50:12 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.99 km, -117.7345° West, 38.1951° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twenty-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and nine, in the past 30 days three hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. 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: 46 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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