Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 17 mi east of Schurz, Mineral County, Nevada, USA, on Sunday, June 19, 1955 at 19:25 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39°N / 118.5°W↗ (Mineral, Nevada, United States)
Antipode: 39°S / 61.5°E↗
Nearest volcano: Soda Lakes (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) ENE of Schurz (pop: 658) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) N of Hawthorne (pop: 3,270) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) E of Greenfield (pop: 3,060) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSE of Fallon (pop: 8,460) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SE of Silver Springs (Lyon County) (pop: 5,300) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SE of Fernley (Lyon County) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) ESE of Nevada City (Lyon County) (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) E of Carson City (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) ESE of Sparks (pop: 96,100) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) ESE of Reno (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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