A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 51 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (32 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.7848 West, latitude 38.2113 North, depth = 7.7 km. Unique identifier: nn00736126. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00736126. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.7 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 07:59:15 / May 27, 2020 @ 7:59 am. The temblor was picked up at 23:59:15 / 11:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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: 51 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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