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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 29 km SE of Mina, Nevada (USA) on Monday, 6 July 2020

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 29 km SE of Mina, Nevada (USA) on Monday, 6 July 2020
6 Jul 06:17 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 11.6 to 5.6 km.
Date & time: Monday, 6 July 2020 06:12 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 5.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.1856°N / 117.8907°W (Nevada, United States)
Nearest volcano: Mono Lake (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (18 mi) SE of Mina (pop: 200)
53 km (33 mi) NW of Silver Peak (pop: 100)
60 km (37 mi) NE of Dyer (pop: 300)
179 km (111 mi) SE of Gardnerville Ranchos (pop: 11,300)
196 km (122 mi) SE of Carson City (pop: 54,500)
197 km (123 mi) SE of Fernley (pop: 19,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 6 Jul 06:12 UTCM 4.1 / 10 kmNevada (USA)EMSC
Mon, 6 Jul 06:12 UTCM 4.5 / 5.6 km29 km SE of Mina, Nevada (USA)USGS

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Silverpeak (52.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I can't tell the difference between an aftershock or mountains that seem to be settling or moving rocks. It is loud popping sounds. Sometimes my yard rocking chair starts rocking me as I sit outside but I find no reports from you. I'm on bedrock. My neighbors down on the plya rock and roll frequently with mirrored doors an dresser ring knobs banging. (reported through our app)
Tuolumne California (205 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Outdoor patio table and chairs were rattling (reported through our app)
333.9 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Carson city / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt the walls rattle while I was in the shower. Thought I woke up my roommate! She gets pissed..but it wasn't her..thank God
Summerlin (Las Vegas) / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was reading in bed on the 3rd floor of our home
Tonopah, NV / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I live in an apartment complex on the bottom floor. People above me were jumping out of bed.
20 valant place piedmont ca 94610 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
93312 / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : House was creaking

Significant earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 29 km SE of Mina, Nevada (USA) on Monday, 6 July 2020
 

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