A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 53 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (33 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:29:13 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.8112° West, latitude 38.222° North, depth = 8.9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 13:29:13 / May 24, 2020 @ 1:29 pm. Id of earthquake: nn00733404. Event ids that are associated: nn00733404. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.9 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days three hundred and twenty-nine, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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