A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 46 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00730707. Unique identifier: nn00730707. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.5 km (4 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:44:52 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -117.7408° West, 38.1927° North, depth 6.5 km. Global time and date of event 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 23:44:52 / May 21, 2020 @ 11:44 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days three hundred and six, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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