A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 68 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (42 miles). Exact location, longitude -118.0023° West, latitude 38.1375° North, depth = 10.6 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 09:19:17 / May 23, 2020 @ 9:19 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00731990. Unique identifier: nn00731990. The temblor was detected at 01:19:17 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.6 km (7 miles).
Each 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 twenty-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 68 km W of Tonopah, Nevada.
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