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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 53km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (USA) on Friday, 22 May 2020

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.5 quake: 56km W of Tonopah, Nevada (USA) on Fri, 15 May 11h03, which had occurred 7 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - 53km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (USA) on Friday, 22 May 2020
May 22 00:39: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.2 to 5.8 km.
May 22 00:52: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.8 to 6.9 km.
Date & time: Friday, 22 May 2020 00:22 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-21 16:22:00 -08:00
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 6.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.2357°N / 117.7963°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Clayton Valley (49 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5.6*10^12 J (1.56 GWh / 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 22 May 2020
Fri, 22 May 00:22 UTCM 4.8 / 9 kmNevada (USA)EMSC
Fri, 22 May 00:22 UTCM 4.6 / 10 kmNevada (USA)GFZ

"I felt it" reports:
Sacramento CA (327.2 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): In Sacramento CA, I felt a rippling wave in my 2nd-floor apartment at 1723 hours. Then at 1853 hours, I felt a slight jolt.
Smith, Nevada (143.2 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Silverpeak (54.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(288.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Quick hard jolt, neighbors felt it as well (via app)
Pahrump (275.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): explains the reactions of the cats before and after my chair rocking. (via app)
(189.6 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): A little ripple . (via app)
(911.5 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Almost 600 miles away, I have not felt this. (via app)
Lake Havasu City, Az / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was up on the roof and felt the swaying so much I had to sit down cause I couldn't keep my balance.
Keokuk iowa / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was laying on my couch about 9pm 5. 21. 2020 and felt the couch and myself shaking very lightly. I live in the mid-west and this is not typical. The experience led me to think it was a very mild earthquake happening at that time
Emmett , ID / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Was sitting on bed holding our 15 mo old son while talking to my husband. I asked if husband if he could feel the shaking . “He said ,No .
Minden, Nevada / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Light swaying.
Logandale, NV / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Crowley Lake / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Fernley Walmart / not felt
Davis (United States of America) (348 km W from epicenter)(no details): Didn't feel (via EMSC)
Reno (United States of America) (218 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Felt a swaying, and the light started moving. (via EMSC)
Yerington (United States of America) (145 km NW from epicenter)(no details): 5:22 pm Yerington Nevada (via EMSC)
San Mateo (United States of America) (405 km W from epicenter)(no details): San Mateo CA (via EMSC)
Bakersfield (United States of America) (341 km S from epicenter)(no details): Quick jolt in Bakersfield (via EMSC)
Sparks (United States of America) (223 km NW from epicenter)(no details): In a old house, and so windy this last week, can't tell if EQ or gusts. Nothing much, but felt. (via EMSC)
Yerington (United States of America) (146 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I was on the couch and boyfriend in the recliner. I felt it and he didn't. Even after I said "earthquake" he didn't feel it. It did feel like one of the dogs scratching up against the furniture. (via EMSC)
Tonopah (United States of America) (53 km E from epicenter)(no details): This one was more of a roller then the 5.0 yesterday. (via EMSC)
Round Mountain (United States of America) (37 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I was the only one in the house that felt it. My husband said it was him tossing salt on the fries. LOL. My desk shook and the water swayed in the cup. (via EMSC)



 

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