A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 40 km SE of Mina, Nevada (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 20:45:39 / May 29, 2020 @ 8:45 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -117.737° West, 38.1723° North, depth 8.9 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:45:39 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 8.9 km (6 miles). Event id: nn00738359. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00738359.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 40 km SE of Mina, Nevada.
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