A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 60 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (37 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 08:19:42 / 8:19 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 16:19:42 / May 22, 2020 @ 4:19 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.1 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -117.906° West, 38.1512° North, depth 6.1 km. Event id: nn00731403. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00731403.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days three hundred and sixteen, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 60 km W of Tonopah, Nevada.
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