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Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - 29 km SSE of Mina, Nevada (USA) on Monday, 7 September 2020

Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake  - 29 km SSE of Mina, Nevada (USA) on Monday, 7 September 2020
7 Sep 00:55 UTC: First to report: USGS after 8 minutes.
Sep 7 00:57: Magnitude recalculated from 3.3 to 3.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 13.2 km.
Sep 7 01:21: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 3.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 13.2 to 10.3 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.3 to 10.1 km.
Date & time: Monday, 7 September 2020 00:47 UTC
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 10.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.1544°N / 117.948°W (Nevada, United States)
Nearest volcano: Long Valley (96 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) SE of Mina (pop: 200)
52 km (32 mi) NW of Silver Peak (pop: 100)
55 km (34 mi) N of Dyer (pop: 300)
194 km (120 mi) SE of Carson City (pop: 54,500)
197 km (123 mi) SE of Fernley (pop: 19,400)
197 km (123 mi) SE of South Lake Tahoe (pop: 21,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 7 Sep 00:47 UTCM 3.5 / 10.1 km29 km SSE of Mina, Nevada (USA)USGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Silverpeak Nevada (51.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short (reported through our app)

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Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - 29 km SSE of Mina, Nevada (USA) on Monday, 7 September 2020
 

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