Minor mag. 0.9 earthquake - 29 Km WNW of Pahrump, Nevada, USA, on Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021 1:29 pm (GMT +0) -
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Minor magnitude 0.9 earthquake at 8 km depth
28 Jan 00:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 11 hours.
Date & time: 27 Jan 2021 13:29:57 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021 1:29 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 7.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.345°N / 116.2673°W (Nevada, United States)
Nearest volcano: Timber Mountain (87 km / 54 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (18 mi) WNW of Pahrump (Nye County) (pop: 36,400) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) WNW of Summerlin South (Clark County) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) WNW of Spring Valley (pop: 178,400) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) WNW of Enterprise (pop: 108,500) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) W of Las Vegas (pop: 623,700) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) WNW of Paradise (pop: 223,200) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) W of North Las Vegas (pop: 234,800) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) W of Sunrise Manor (pop: 189,400) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) WNW of Whitney (pop: 38,600) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) WNW of Henderson (pop: 285,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 106 joules (0.392 kilowatt hours) More info
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|0.9||7.5 km||29 Km WNW of Pahrump, Nevada, USA||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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