A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 62 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (39 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 01:30:27 / May 23, 2020 @ 1:30 am. The temblor was detected at 17:30:27 / 5:30 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73393696, nn00731681, us70009nw7. Id of event: nn00731681. Exact location of event, depth 4.5 km, -117.9627° West, 38.1613° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, 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-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 62 km W of Tonopah, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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