Magnitude 3.1 earthquake strikes near Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada, USA
Thu, 25 Mar 2021, 10:21 10:21 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 3.1 occurred early morning on Thursday 25 March 2021 at 3:00 am local time near Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada, USA, as reported by the United States Geological Survey.
3.1 quake 25 Mar 3:00 am (GMT -7)
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a very shallow depth of 6 miles. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Mina (pop. 160, 21 miles away), and Tonopah (pop. 2,500, 34 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Date & time: 25 Mar 2021 3:00 am (GMT -7) local time (25 Mar 2021 10:00 GMT)
Depth: 9.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.17°N / 117.83°W (Esmeralda County, Nevada, United States)
Primary data source: USGS
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