Minor mag. 1.4 earthquake - County, 23 mi northeast of Las Vegas (Nevada, USA), on Sunday, 15 November 2020 at 17:33 (GMT) -

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.
Date & time: 15 Nov 2020 05:33:04 UTC -
Magnitude: 1.4
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]
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M 1.40.9 km26 Km NNE of Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, USAUSGS

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Leslie St Pahrump / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : Seated, felt slight shaking ~1second, suspended objects moved
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Minor mag. 1.4 earthquake - County, 23 mi northeast of Las Vegas (Nevada, USA), on Sunday, 15 November 2020 at 17:33 (GMT)
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