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5.0 magnitude earthquake near Tonopah

Posted at 5:52 AM, May 20, 2020

The Nevada Seismological Laboratory and USGS is reporting a 5.0 magnitude earthquake approximately 50 miles west of Tonopah.

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The initial earthquake at 5:41 a.m. was followed by two smaller ones measured at 2.9 and 3.3 magnitudes. There will most likely be several smaller quakes or aftershocks.


No damage has been reported at this time.

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