A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 46 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 9.3 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -117.7255° West, 38.2105° North, depth 9.3 km. The temblor was reported at 17:30:14 / 5:30 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 01:30:14 / May 23, 2020 @ 1:30 am. Id of earthquake: nn00731683. Event ids that are associated: nn00731683.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days three hundred and sixteen, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 46 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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