A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 3 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (2 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.5 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 04:42:59 / May 21, 2020 @ 4:42 am UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:42:59 / 8:42 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nn00729981. Event ids that are associated: nn00729981. Exact location of earthquake, -117.2637° West, 38.0757° North, depth 12.5 km.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days two hundred and ninety-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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