A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 64 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (40 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -117.9602° West, latitude 38.1385° North, depth = 12.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.7 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 09:57:52 / May 24, 2020 @ 9:57 am. The temblor was reported at 01:57:52 / 1:57 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nn00733035. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00733035.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days three hundred and twenty-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km W of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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