Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Lincoln County, 40 mi northwest of Mesquite, Clark County, Nevada, USA, on Tuesday, 6 Apr 2021 1:24 am (GMT -7) -

Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Lincoln County, 40 mi northwest of Mesquite, Clark County, Nevada, USA, on Tuesday, 6 Apr 2021 1:24 am (GMT -7)

Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 12 km depth

6 Apr 08:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 minutes.
6 Apr 08:31: Now using data updates from USGS
6 Apr 15:26: Magnitude recalculated from 2.8 to 2.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 16.2 to 11.1 km (from 10.1 to 6.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.2 km (3.2 mi) towards NE.
6 Apr 15:38: Magnitude recalculated from 2.6 to 2.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 11.1 to 12.0 km (from 6.9 to 7.5 mi).
Date & time: 6 Apr 2021 08:24:14 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 6 Apr 2021 1:24 am (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.2391°N / 114.551°W (Lincoln, Nevada, United States)
Nearest volcano: Santa Clara (86 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) ESE of Alamo (pop: 1,080) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NW of Mesquite (Clark County) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) N of Moapa Valley (Clark County) (pop: 6,920) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) W of Ivins (Washington County, Utah) (pop: 7,880) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) W of Saint George (Utah) (pop: 72,900) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) W of Washington (Utah) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) NNE of Sunrise Manor (pop: 189,400) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) NNE of Las Vegas (pop: 623,700) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NNE of Henderson (pop: 285,700) --> See nearby quakes!
504 km (313 mi) ESE of Carson City (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 16.4°C (61 F), humidity: 17%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from NW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
2.912 km41 Km S of Caliente, Nevada, USAUSGS
2.816 kmNEVADA, USAEMSC

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