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Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 32 mi west of Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada, USA, on Monday, June 8, 2020 at 03:24 GMT

Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 32 mi west of Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada, USA, on Monday, June 8, 2020 at 03:24 GMT

Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 5 km depth

8 Jun 03:28 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 minutes.
Jun 8 03:47: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.7 to 5.2 km.
Date & time: Jun 8, 2020 03:24:05 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 5.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.2059°N / 117.7912°W (Esmeralda, Nevada, United States)
Antipode: 38.206°S / 62.209°E
Nearest volcano: Clayton Valley (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) SE of Mina (pop: 155) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) WNW of Tonopah (pop: 2,480) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) ESE of Hawthorne (pop: 3,270) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) SE of Fernley (Lyon County) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) ESE of Carson City (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) SE of Sparks (pop: 96,100) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) NE of Clovis (California) (pop: 104,200) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) SE of Reno (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 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) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.85 kmNevada (USA)EMSC
4.85.2 km34 km SE of Mina, Nevada (USA)USGS
4.510 kmNevada (USA)GFZ

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HENDERSON (344.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I asked what was that rumble, like a huge truck drove by (reported through our app)  
38°23'13.1"N 117°25'59.3"W / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The whole house shook. Some small light weight stuff fell on the floor. It was hard to walk in the house. Our dogs reacted too. The wind was blowing hard, so I didn't hear it like I have others.  
Las Vegas / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Las vegas / not felt : This is an "I felt it reports" not "I didn't feel it" reports. Retards  
Long Beach / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt like a jolt  
Las Vegas / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Tonopah / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shook everything. People upstairs apartment screamed too.  
Fontana (United States, 459 km S of epicenter) : Not felt in Fontana Ca. (reported through EMSC)  
Mountain View Acres (United States, 415 km S of epicenter) : That was definitely bigger than a 4.8... strong shake then rolled for quite a few seconds. victorville ca. (reported through EMSC)  
Bakersfield (United States, 335 km S of epicenter) : Felt it in Bakersfield Calif near downtown (reported through EMSC)  
Las Vegas (United States of America, 325 km SE of epicenter) : Didn't felt at all neither our dogs they are sleeping peaceful (reported through EMSC)  
Pahrump (United States, 273 km SE of epicenter) : Slight swaying motion felt and you can see the hanging features moving (reported through EMSC)  
Atwater (United States, 269 km W of epicenter) : I felt a jolt. Thought it was my dog and maybe it was but I thought...was that an earthquake...then my phone buzzed and it was an earthquake. (reported through EMSC)  
Tonopah (United States, 49 km E of epicenter) : Laying down in my RV in Round Mountain. RV starting shaking for a few seconds. (reported through EMSC)  
Tonopah (United States, 49 km E of epicenter) : Shook my whole house. I was walking and had to stop. (reported through EMSC)  
Jurupa Valley (United States, 449 km S of epicenter) : Not felt. (reported through EMSC)  
Lancaster (United States, 374 km S of epicenter) : Minor. 5 seconds (reported through EMSC)  
Nellis Air Force Base (United States, 303 km SE of epicenter) : Didn’t feel it over in Vegas (reported through EMSC)  
North Las Vegas (United States, 303 km SE of epicenter) : NW Vegas and didn't feel a thing. Animals didn't even react. (reported through EMSC)  
Ridgecrest (United States, 268 km S of epicenter) : Wow (reported through EMSC)  
Inyokern (United States of America, 266 km S of epicenter) : We are having such strong winds, I just thought they got extra rumbly sounding. Didn't recognize it as a quake. (reported through EMSC)  
Beatty (United States, 147 km SE of epicenter) : Slight rocking motion (reported through EMSC)  
Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek (United States, 100 km SW of epicenter) : Slight rolling motion (reported through EMSC)  
Tonopah (United States, 35 km E of epicenter) : This shook out whole house. (reported through EMSC)  
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