A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 63 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (39 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 03:57:21 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.1 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: nn00736253. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00736253. Exact location of event, depth 10.1 km, -117.9493° West, 38.1538° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 11:57:21 / May 27, 2020 @ 11:57 am.
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-three, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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