A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 54 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (34 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 12:08:07 / May 21, 2020 @ 12:08 pm. The temblor was detected at 04:08:07 / 4:08 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nn00730278. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00730278. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.843 West, latitude 38.1718 North, depth = 7 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, 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. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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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