A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 64 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (40 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 19:46:58 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.9452 West, latitude 38.1423 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 03:46:58 / May 23, 2020 @ 3:46 am. Id of earthquake: nn00731765. Event ids that are associated: nn00731765, us70009nyd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days three hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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