A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 67 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (42 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 04:12:24 / 4:12 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00731604. Unique identifier: nn00731604. Exact location, longitude -117.9906° West, latitude 38.14° North, depth = 11 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 12:12:24 / May 22, 2020 @ 12:12 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighteen, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 67 km W of Tonopah, Nevada.
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