A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 63 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (39 miles) on Tuesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:04:35 / 5:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.9 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 13:04:35 / May 26, 2020 @ 1:04 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.9495 West, latitude 38.1527 North, depth = 8.9 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00735382. Unique identifier: nn00735382.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 63 km W of Tonopah, Nevada.
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