Small magnitude 3.1 earthquake 41 miles southeast of Hawthorne, Nevada, United States
Tue, 15 Jun 2021, 20:5220:52 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
A magnitude 3.1 earthquake near Hawthorne, Mineral County, Nevada, USA, was reported only 18 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey, considered the key international and national agency that monitors seismic activity in the US. The earthquake occurred at a very shallow depth of 4.7 miles beneath the epicenter around noon on Tuesday 15 June 2021 at 1:32 pm local time. 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.
3.1 quake 15 Jun 1:32 pm (GMT -7)
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.1 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Mina (pop. 160) located 18 miles from the epicenter. In Hawthorne (pop. 3,300, 41 miles away), and Tonopah (pop. 2,500, 45 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Date & time: 15 Jun 2021 1:32 pm (GMT -7) local time (15 Jun 2021 20:32 GMT)
Depth: 7.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.14°N / 118.06°W (Mineral, Nevada, United States)
Primary data source: USGS
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