Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 0.9 mi northeast of Verdi, Washoe County, Nevada, USA, on Saturday, 26 September 1953 at 03:34 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 0 km depth
Date & time: 26 Sep 1953 03:34:29 UTC
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.53°N / 119.98°W (Washoe, Nevada, United States)
Nearest volcano: Steamboat Springs (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NNE of Verdi (pop: 1,420) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) W of Reno (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) S of Cold Springs (pop: 8,540) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) WSW of Sun Valley (Washoe County) (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) W of Sparks (pop: 96,100) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) WSW of Spanish Springs (Washoe County) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) NE of Truckee (California) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNW of Carson City (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) W of Fernley (Lyon County) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) NE of Sacramento (California) (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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