Minor mag. 0.8 earthquake - 42 km SE of Beatty, Nevada, USA, on Wednesday, 24 February 2021 at 01:06 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 0.8 earthquake at 6 km depth
24 Feb 18:18 UTC: First to report: USGS after 17 hours.
Date & time: 24 Feb 2021 01:06:35 UTC -
Depth: 5.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.6608°N / 116.3927°W (Nevada, United States)
Nearest volcano: Timber Mountain (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) SE of Beatty (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NW of Pahrump (Nye County) (pop: 36,400) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) WNW of Spring Valley (pop: 178,400) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) WNW of Las Vegas (pop: 623,700) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) NW of Enterprise (pop: 108,500) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) WNW of North Las Vegas (pop: 234,800) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) WNW of Paradise (pop: 223,200) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) WNW of Sunrise Manor (pop: 189,400) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) WNW of Whitney (pop: 38,600) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) WNW of Henderson (pop: 285,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 106 joules (0.278 kilowatt hours) More info
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|0.8||5.5 km||42 Km SE of Beatty, Nevada, USA||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 0.8, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.