Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - 45 Km ESE of Beatty, Nevada, USA, on Monday, 22 Feb 2021 3:55 pm (GMT -8) -

Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - 45 Km ESE of Beatty, Nevada, USA, on Monday, 22 Feb 2021 3:55 pm (GMT -8)

Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 9 km depth

23 Feb 00:02 UTC: First to report: USGS after 7 minutes.
23 Feb 00:02: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 9.2 to 12.8 km (from 5.7 to 8 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards S.
23 Feb 23:42: Magnitude recalculated from 1.6 to 1.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 12.8 to 8.7 km (from 8 to 5.4 mi).
Date & time: 22 Feb 2021 23:55:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 22 Feb 2021 3:55 pm (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 1.7
Depth: 8.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.7065°N / 116.3105°W (Nevada, United States)
Nearest volcano: Timber Mountain (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (28 mi) ESE of Beatty (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NNW of Pahrump (Nye County) (pop: 36,400) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) NW of Spring Valley (pop: 178,400) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) WNW of Las Vegas (pop: 623,700) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) WNW of North Las Vegas (pop: 234,800) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) NW of Enterprise (pop: 108,500) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) WNW of Sunrise Manor (pop: 189,400) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) WNW of Paradise (pop: 223,200) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (82 mi) WNW of Whitney (pop: 38,600) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) WNW of Henderson (pop: 285,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 18°C (64 F), humidity: 15%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from SE
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
1.78.7 km45 Km ESE of Beatty, Nevada, USAUSGS

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At magnitude 1.7, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
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