A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 67 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (42 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.1 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:07:08 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -117.977° West, 38.1555° North, depth 12.1 km. Event id: nn00732164. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009p3j, nn00732164. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 13:07:08 / May 23, 2020 @ 1:07 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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