Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Churchill County, 30 mi northeast of Fernley, Lyon County, Nevada, USA, on Friday, 18 July 1941 at 03:53 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
Date & time: 18 Jul 1941 03:53:42 UTC
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40°N / 119°W (Churchill, Nevada, United States)
Nearest volcano: Soda Lakes (53 km / 33 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) ENE of Nixon (pop: 374) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NNE of Fernley (Lyon County) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) NNW of Fallon (pop: 8,460) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NNE of Silver Springs (Lyon County) (pop: 5,300) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NE of Spanish Springs (Washoe County) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NE of Sun Valley (Washoe County) (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NE of Sparks (pop: 96,100) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NE of Reno (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NE of Carson City (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) NE of Roseville (California) (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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