Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - Nevada (USA) on Friday, 29 August 1941 at 13:09 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 0 km depth
Date & time: 29 Aug 1941 13:09:53 UTC
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.5°N / 118.5°W (Nevada, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sheldon-Antelope (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) SSE of Denio (pop: 47) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NW of Winnemucca (Humboldt County) (pop: 7,890) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) NNE of Fernley (Lyon County) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) NNE of Sparks (pop: 96,100) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) NNE of Reno (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) SW of Nampa (Idaho) (pop: 89,800) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (175 mi) NNE of Carson City (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) SSW of Hamburg Siding (Idaho) (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (181 mi) SW of Meridian (Idaho) (pop: 90,700) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) SW of Boise (Idaho) (pop: 146,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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