A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 46 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.1 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00730059. Id of event: nn00730059. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:37:18 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 06:37:18 / May 21, 2020 @ 6:37 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.7365 West, latitude 38.1993 North, depth = 5.1 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 46 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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