Minor mag. 1.4 earthquake - County, 23 mi northeast of Las Vegas (Nevada, USA), on Sunday, 15 November 2020 at 17:33 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 1.4 earthquake at 1 km depth
15 Nov 17:40 UTC: First to report: USGS after 8 minutes.
Depth: 0.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.4707°N / 114.944°W (Nevada, United States)
Nearest volcano: Santa Clara (146 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) NE of Nellis Air Force Base (pop: 3,190)
31 km (19 mi) NE of Sunrise Manor (Clark County) (pop: 189,400)
37 km (23 mi) NE of Las Vegas (pop: 623,700)
48 km (30 mi) N of Henderson (Clark County) (pop: 285,700)
52 km (33 mi) NE of Summerlin South (Clark County) (pop: 24,100)
56 km (35 mi) NE of Enterprise (Clark County) (pop: 108,500)
98 km (61 mi) NE of Pahrump (Nye County) (pop: 36,400)
519 km (322 mi) SE of Carson City (pop: 54,500)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 106 joules (2.21 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 1.4||0.9 km||26 Km NNE of Nellis Air Force Base, 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.At magnitude 1.4, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.