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Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 16 mi south of Silver Peak, Esmeralda County, Nevada, USA, on 2020-03-13 14:37:29 -08:00

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 16 mi south of Silver Peak, Esmeralda County, Nevada, USA, on 2020-03-13 14:37:29 -08:00

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 6 km depth

13 Mar 22:42 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 minutes.
Mar 13 22:50: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.5 to 5.8 km.
Date & time: Mar 13, 2020 22:37:29 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-03-13 14:37:29 -08:00
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 5.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.5417°N / 117.7428°W (Esmeralda, Nevada, United States)
Antipode: 37.542°S / 62.257°E
Nearest volcano: Clayton Valley (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Silver Peak (pop: 107) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) ENE of Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek (California) (pop: 2,650) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NE of Big Pine (California) (pop: 1,760) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SW of Tonopah (pop: 2,480) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) ENE of Clovis (California) (pop: 104,200) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) NE of Visalia (California) (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (125 mi) ENE of Fresno (California) (pop: 520,100) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) NW of Pahrump (Nye County) (pop: 36,400) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) SE of Carson City (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.05.8 km48km WSW of Goldfield, Nevada (USA)USGS
3.73 kmNevada (USA)EMSC

User reports for this quake (2)

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Fernley, NV / not felt
Fontana, San Bernardino, California (378.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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