Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Esmeralda County, 18 mi southeast of Mina, Mineral County, Nevada, USA, on 2020-05-15 03:52:07 -08:00 -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.5 quake Esmeralda County, 36 mi west of Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada, USA, 2020-05-15 03:03:27 -08:00, which had occurred 49 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Esmeralda County, 18 mi southeast of Mina, Mineral County, Nevada, USA, on 2020-05-15 03:52:07 -08:00

Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 6 km depth

15 May 11:56 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 minutes.
May 15 13:38: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 7.9 to 5.8 km.
Date & time: May 15, 2020 11:52:07 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-15 03:52:07 -08:00
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 5.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.1469°N / 117.9831°W (Esmeralda, Nevada, United States)
Antipode: 38.147°S / 62.017°E
Nearest volcano: Clayton Valley (49 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) SSE of Mina (pop: 155) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) W of Tonopah (pop: 2,480) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) SE of Hawthorne (pop: 3,270) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NNE of Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek (California) (pop: 2,650) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) SE of Carson City (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) SE of Carson City (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) NE of Clovis (California) (pop: 104,200) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) SE of Sparks (pop: 96,100) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) SE of Reno (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) NE of Fresno (California) (pop: 520,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.85.8 km59km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (USA)USGS
4.210 kmNevada (USA)EMSC

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Delhi, Merced, California (258.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Was laying in bed and felt the bed move foward and backwards slightly. The widow shutters were also moving around. (reported through our app)  
Porterville CA (251.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I am connected on What's app and friends are writing about the quakes this morning. Yes we felt it. We live in Porterville CA and friends from this area and Terra Bella are writing me about the quake and how strong it felt. (reported through our app)  
Porterville, Tulare, California (250 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
28 km of Sandy Valley, Clark, Nevada (357.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Soulsbyville, Tuolumne, California (197 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
China Lake Acres, Kern, California (278.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Pahrump / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I'm used to earthquakes so it doesn't really bother me. I just go with the flow. My cats though were freaking out each time one hit.  
Pahrump, NV I was sitting down & felt like i was i / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : This was only my 3rd quake I have felt in my life. I could tell right away it was the strongest. Just prior to the quake my little dog was barking at the floor & woke me up. Now I know why he barked at the floor.  
North Fork, / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Mi-Wuk Village / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up with the house shaking It lasted longer than the one before  
Turlock ca 95380 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : blinds and hanging lights swaying & bed moving  
85383 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Round Mountain (United States of America, 44 km NE of epicenter) : Wow (reported through EMSC)  
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