A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 61 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (38 miles). Unique identifier: nn00736275. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00736275, us6000a00g. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:42:06 / 4:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.8883° West, latitude 38.18° North, depth = 6.6 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.6 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 12:42:06 / May 27, 2020 @ 12:42 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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