A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 50 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (31 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 14:35:47 / May 21, 2020 @ 2:35 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.7 km (6 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:35:47 / 6:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -117.779° West, 38.1995° North, depth 9.7 km. Id of earthquake: nn00730384. Event ids that are associated: nn00730384.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 50 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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