Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - County, 31 mi west of Tonopah (Nye County, Nevada, USA), on Sunday, 15 November 2020 at 19:46 (GMT) -

Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake  -  County, 31 mi west of Tonopah (Nye County, Nevada, USA), on Sunday, 15 November 2020 at 19:46 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 11 km depth

15 Nov 19:51 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 minutes.
15 Nov 19:52: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.4 to 12.4 km (from 3.4 to 7.7 mi).
15 Nov 20:21: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 12.4 to 10.5 km (from 7.7 to 6.5 mi).
Date & time: 15 Nov 2020 07:46:43 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.0
Depth: 10.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.1737°N / 117.7834°W (Nevada, United States)
Nearest volcano: Long Valley (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) SE of Mina (Mineral County) (pop: 155)
48 km (30 mi) NW of Silver Peak (Esmeralda County) (pop: 107)
50 km (31 mi) NW of Tonopah (Nye County) (pop: 2,480)
62 km (38 mi) NE of Dyer (Esmeralda County) (pop: 259)
71 km (44 mi) NW of Goldfield (Esmeralda County) (pop: 268)
83 km (52 mi) SE of Hawthorne (Mineral County) (pop: 3,270)
100 km (62 mi) SE of Walker Lake (Mineral County) (pop: 275)
204 km (127 mi) SE of Carson City (pop: 54,500)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.010.5 km37 Km SE of Mina, Nevada, USAUSGS
M 2.010 kmNEVADA, USAEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
At magnitude 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.
89014 / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
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Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - County, 31 mi west of Tonopah (Nye County, Nevada, USA), on Sunday, 15 November 2020 at 19:46 (GMT)
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