A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 59 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (37 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:58:41 / 6:58 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 02:58:41 / May 16, 2020 @ 2:58 am. Unique identifier: us70009hmy. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00725950, us70009hmy. Exact location of event, longitude -117.8905 West, latitude 38.1834 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and ninety-three, in the last 10 days three hundred and ninety-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 59 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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