A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 45 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (28 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 17:18:57 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.724° West, latitude 38.206° North, depth = 6.2 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 01:18:57 / May 21, 2020 @ 1:18 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.2 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: nn00729852. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00729852.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and ninety-eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and five and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 45 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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