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Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 33 mi west of Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada, USA, on 2020-05-15 09:50:16 -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 7 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 33 mi west of Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada, USA, on 2020-05-15 09:50:16 -08:00

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 6 km depth

15 May 17:55 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 3.6 to 0.1 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.1 to 5.8 km.
Date & time: May 15, 2020 17:50:16 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-15 09:50:16 -08:00
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 5.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.173°N / 117.8295°W (Esmeralda, Nevada, United States)
Antipode: 38.173°S / 62.171°E
Nearest volcano: Clayton Valley (42 km / 26 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) SE of Mina (pop: 155) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) WNW of Tonopah (pop: 2,480) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) ESE of Hawthorne (pop: 3,270) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) ESE of Carson City (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) NE of Clovis (California) (pop: 104,200) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) SE of Sparks (pop: 96,100) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) SE of Reno (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) NE of Fresno (California) (pop: 520,100) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) NE of Madera (California) (pop: 64,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.75.8 km53km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (USA)USGS
4.45 kmNevada (USA)EMSC

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