A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 48 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (30 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.4 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/05/20 / 2020-05-28 17:08:54 / May 28, 2020 @ 5:08 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:08:54 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.4 km, -117.7683° West, 38.1743° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00737402. Id of event: nn00737402.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. 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: 48 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.
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