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Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 4 Km S of Dayton, Nevada, USA, on Thursday, 15 October 2020 at 09:04 (GMT)

Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake  - 4 Km S of Dayton, Nevada, USA, on Thursday, 15 October 2020 at 09:04 (GMT)
15 Oct 10:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 26 minutes.
15 Oct 19:16: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.3 to 5.8 km (from 5.2 to 3.6 mi).
15 Oct 19:24: Magnitude recalculated from 1.8 to 1.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.8 to 6.6 km (from 3.6 to 4.1 mi).
15 Oct 19:32: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 6.6 to 6.2 km (from 4.1 to 3.9 mi).
Date & time: 2020-10-15 09:04:35 UTC
Magnitude: 1.6
Depth: 6.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.199°N / 119.5995°W (Nevada, United States)
Nearest volcano: Soda Lakes (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) S of Dayton (pop: 9,000)
13 km (8 mi) SE of Virginia City (pop: 900)
15 km (9 mi) NE of Carson City (pop: 54,500)
41 km (26 mi) SE of Reno (pop: 241,400)
177 km (110 mi) NE of Elk Grove (pop: 166,900)
178 km (111 mi) NE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 7.1°C (45 F), humidity: 52%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NE
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) [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
2020-10-15 09:04:35 UTCM 1.6 / 6.2 km4 Km S of Dayton, Nevada, USAUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
At magnitude 1.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.
Tulare, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 4 Km S of Dayton, Nevada, USA, on Thursday, 15 October 2020 at 09:04 (GMT)

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