A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 57 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (35 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 11:27:25 / May 23, 2020 @ 11:27 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.1 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00732078. Id of event: nn00732078. The temblor was reported at 03:27:25 / 3:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.8757 West, latitude 38.1457 North, depth = 10.1 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days three hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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