Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 14 mi northwest of Truckee, Nevada County, California, USA, on Tuesday, March 30, 1943 at 21:07 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.43°N / 120.4°W↗ (Nevada, California, United States)
Antipode: 39.43°S / 59.6°E↗
Nearest volcano: Steamboat Springs (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) N of Soda Springs (pop: 81) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) WNW of Truckee (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) WSW of Reno (Nevada) (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) WSW of Sun Valley (Washoe County, Nevada) (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) WSW of Sparks (Nevada) (pop: 96,100) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) WSW of Spanish Springs (Washoe County, Nevada) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NNW of South Lake Tahoe (El Dorado County) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NE of Lincoln (pop: 46,500) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) NE of Granite Bay (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) NE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.3||0 km||Northern California (USA)||USGS|
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