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Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 18 mi south of Mina, Mineral County, Nevada, USA, on 2020-05-16 15:27:14 -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 1 day 12 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 18 mi south of Mina, Mineral County, Nevada, USA, on 2020-05-16 15:27:14 -08:00

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 5 km depth

16 May 23:32 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 minutes.
May 16 23:47: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 6.5 to 4.8 km.
May 16 23:57: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 4.8 to 4.7 km.
Date & time: May 16, 2020 23:27:14 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-16 15:27:14 -08:00
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 4.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.1425°N / 118.0327°W (Esmeralda, Nevada, United States)
Antipode: 38.143°S / 61.967°E
Nearest volcano: Clayton Valley (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (18 mi) SSE of Mina (pop: 155) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SE of Hawthorne (pop: 3,270) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) W of Tonopah (pop: 2,480) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) NE of Mammoth Lakes (California) (pop: 7,950) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) SE of Carson City (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) NE of Clovis (California) (pop: 104,200) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) SE of Sparks (pop: 96,100) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (136 mi) SE of Reno (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (136 mi) NE of Fresno (California) (pop: 520,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.44.7 km68km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (USA)USGS
4.15 kmNevada (USA)EMSC

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Northwest Las Vegas, Nv (334 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was sitting in a chair reading wn I felt as if I was in a small row boat or canoe on the water (reported through our app)  
Canoga Park, Los Angeles, California (441.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
East Fernley, NV / not felt
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