A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 68 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (42 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.8 km (4 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73392931, nn00731031. Id of event: nn00731031. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 07:38:01 / May 22, 2020 @ 7:38 am. Exact location of event, longitude -118.0078 West, latitude 38.1342 North, depth = 6.8 km. The temblor was reported at 23:38:01 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days three hundred and nine, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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