Major magnitude 6.4 earthquake - 2.2 mi south of Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA, on Friday, April 24, 1914 at 08:35 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.5°N / 119.8°W↗ (Washoe, Nevada, United States)
Antipode: 39.5°S / 60.2°E↗
Nearest volcano: Steamboat Springs (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) SSE of Reno (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (3 mi) SW of Sparks (pop: 96,100) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) S of Sun Valley (Washoe County) (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSW of Spanish Springs (Washoe County) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SE of Cold Springs (pop: 8,540) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) N of Carson City (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) ENE of Truckee (California) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) WSW of Fernley (Lyon County) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NNE of South Lake Tahoe (El Dorado County, California) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) NE of Sacramento (California) (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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