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Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 32 mi west of Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada, USA, on 2020-05-15 04:00:41 -08:00

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.5 quake 36 mi west of Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada, USA, 2020-05-15 03:03:27 -08:00, which had occurred 57 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 32 mi west of Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada, USA, on 2020-05-15 04:00:41 -08:00

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 6 km depth

15 May 12:05 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 12.7 to 6.3 km.
Date & time: May 15, 2020 12:00:41 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-15 04:00:41 -08:00
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 6.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.1667°N / 117.8104°W (Esmeralda, Nevada, United States)
Antipode: 38.167°S / 62.19°E
Nearest volcano: Clayton Valley (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) SE of Mina (pop: 155) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) WNW of Tonopah (pop: 2,480) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) ESE of Hawthorne (pop: 3,270) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) ESE of Carson City (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) NE of Clovis (California) (pop: 104,200) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) SE of Sparks (pop: 96,100) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) SE of Reno (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (146 mi) NE of Fresno (California) (pop: 520,100) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) NNE of Visalia (California) (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 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
4.56.3 km48km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (USA)USGS
4.010 kmNevada (USA)EMSC

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Las Vegas, NV 89131 (308.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : 0405 AM Sitting on sofa on first floor, felt slightly dizzy, slight sway of TV, slight sway of vertical blinds  
West Sacramento, ca (328.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt my friends trailer just start to lightly rock back and forth like something just pushed the side of it really hard and it rocked for a few seconds or more and I noticed rattling of some objects (reported through our app)  
West Sacramento CA 95691 (351.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt my bed and bedroom floor shake for about 30 seconds under me. It was enough that I immediately thought it was likely an earthquake.  
Carson City, Nevada (200.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Las Vegas Nevada / Light shaking (MMI IV)
85383 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It can stop any time now.....  
Carson City 89701 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Daughter woke up screamin dad dad it's another earthquake  
Silverpeak / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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