Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - 7.8 mi south of Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA, on Friday, 9 May 1952 at 15:31 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 0 km depth
Date & time: 9 May 1952 15:31:32 UTC
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.42°N / 119.78°W (Washoe, Nevada, United States)
Nearest volcano: Steamboat Springs (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) SSE of Reno (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) S of Sparks (pop: 96,100) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) S of Sun Valley (Washoe County) (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) NE of Incline Village (pop: 8,780) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Spanish Springs (Washoe County) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) N of Carson City (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) ENE of Truckee (California) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) WSW of Fernley (Lyon County) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) NNE of South Lake Tahoe (El Dorado County, California) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) ENE of Sacramento (California) (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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