Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - 4.3 mi northeast of Doyle, Lassen County, California, USA, on Thursday, 14 December 1950 at 13:24 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 0 km depth
Date & time: 14 Dec 1950 13:24:19 UTC
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.083°N / 120.067°W (Lassen, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Steamboat Springs (84 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) NNE of Doyle (pop: 678) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) N of Cold Springs (pop: 8,540) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) NNW of Spanish Springs (Washoe County, Nevada) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NNW of Sun Valley (Washoe County, Nevada) (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SE of Susanville (Lassen County) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) NNW of Reno (Nevada) (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) NNW of Sparks (Nevada) (pop: 96,100) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) N of Truckee (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NW of Fernley (Lyon County, Nevada) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) NE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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