A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 56 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (35 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.4 km (8 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:00:56 / 9:00 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00729996. Id of event: nn00729996. Global time and date of event 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 05:00:56 / May 21, 2020 @ 5:00 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -117.8512 West, latitude 38.1928 North, depth = 13.4 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days three hundred and one, in the past 30 days three hundred and eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 56 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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