Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - 1 mi northwest of Mogul, Washoe County, Nevada, USA, on Saturday, 26 April 2008 at 06:40 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - 1 mi northwest of Mogul, Washoe County, Nevada, USA, on Saturday, 26 April 2008 at 06:40 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 3 km depth

Date & time: 26 Apr 2008 06:40:10 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 2.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.5231°N / 119.9393°W (Washoe, Nevada, United States)
Nearest volcano: Steamboat Springs (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NW of Mogul (pop: 1,290) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) W of Reno (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) W of Sparks (pop: 96,100) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) WSW of Sun Valley (Washoe County) (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) S of Cold Springs (pop: 8,540) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SW of Spanish Springs (Washoe County) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NE of Truckee (California) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) NNW of Carson City (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) W of Fernley (Lyon County) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) NE 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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5.12.8 km1km NW of Mogul, Nevada (USA)USGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3449 quakes):
  • 25 Jun 2008 06:37 UTC
    | M 1.0 |
    1.3 km (0.8 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Jun 2008 01:21 UTC
    | M 1.3 |
    2.1 km (1.3 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Jun 2008 18:34 UTC
    | M 1.6 |
    3.2 km (2 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Jun 2008 13:28 UTC
    | M 1.5 |
    2.4 km (1.5 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Jun 2008 11:06 UTC
    | M 1.1 |
    4.1 km (2.5 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Jun 2008 00:14 UTC
    | M 1.5 |
    4.4 km (2.7 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Jun 2008 20:38 UTC
    | M 1.5 |
    0.9 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Jun 2008 19:58 UTC
    | M 1.3 |
    4.3 km (2.7 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Jun 2008 17:33 UTC
    | M 1.6 |
    4.7 km (2.9 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Jun 2008 16:53 UTC
    | M 1.5 |
    0.4 km (0.2 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Jun 2008 22:15 UTC
    | M 1.5 |
    4 km (2.5 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Jun 2008 20:18 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    4.1 km (2.5 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Jun 2008 18:46 UTC
    | M 1.6 |
    3.5 km (2.2 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Jun 2008 15:58 UTC
    | M 1.4 |
    2.7 km (1.7 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Jun 2008 12:30 UTC
    | M 1.1 |
    3.7 km (2.3 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Jun 2008 10:30 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    2.3 km (1.4 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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