A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 64 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (40 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.9513 West, latitude 38.1648 North, depth = 6.3 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.3 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 21:58:29 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 05:58:29 / May 24, 2020 @ 5:58 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00732813. Id of event: nn00732813.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days three hundred and twenty-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 64 km W of Tonopah, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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