A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 62 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (39 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -117.944° West, 38.0542° North, depth 6.4 km. The temblor was reported at 04:12:24 / 4:12 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 12:12:24 / May 22, 2020 @ 12:12 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.4 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00731214. Id of event: nn00731214.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days three hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days three hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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