A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 49 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (30 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -117.7643° West, 38.2136° North, depth 7.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.8 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 13:46:59 / May 15, 2020 @ 1:46 pm. The temblor was reported at 05:46:59 / 5:46 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009gq0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725384, us70009gq0.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and eight, in the last 10 days three hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 49 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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