A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 59 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (37 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 07:37:39 / 7:37 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009gw7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725462, us70009gw7. Exact location of earthquake, -117.8732° West, 38.2493° North, depth 13.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.4 km (8 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 15:37:39 / May 15, 2020 @ 3:37 pm.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and nine, in the last 10 days four hundred and fifteen, in the past 30 days four hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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