A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 59 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (37 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.4 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 18:20:53 / 6:20 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nn00731710. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00731710. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 02:20:53 / May 23, 2020 @ 2:20 am. Exact location of event, depth 9.4 km, -117.9023° West, 38.1623° 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 59 km W of Tonopah, Nevada.
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