Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 40 mi northwest of Elko, Nevada, USA, on Thursday, 8 Apr 2021 10:19 pm (GMT -7) -

Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 40 mi northwest of Elko, Nevada, USA, on Thursday, 8 Apr 2021 10:19 pm (GMT -7)

Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 12 km depth

9 Apr 05:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 11 minutes.
9 Apr 05:47: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 11.2 to 12.0 km (from 7 to 7.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 7.2 km (4.5 mi) towards NE.
Update Fri, 9 Apr 2021, 05:36
Small magnitude 3.4 earthquake 39 miles northwest of Elko, Nevada, United States
3.4 quake 8 Apr 10:19 pm (GMT -7)
3.4 quake 8 Apr 10:19 pm (GMT -7)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.4 occurred only 16 minutes ago 39 miles northwest of Elko, Nevada, United States, the United States Geological Survey reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 7 miles beneath the epicenter near Elko, Elko County, Nevada, USA, late at night on Thursday 8 April 2021 at 10:19 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.4 earthquake as well.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Elko (pop. 20,300, 39 miles away), Carlin (pop. 2,300, 39 miles away), and Spring Creek (pop. 12,400, 51 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 9 Apr 2021 05:19:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 8 Apr 2021 10:19 pm (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.3251°N / 116.1724°W (Elko, Nevada, United States)
Nearest volcano: Jordan Craters (229 km / 142 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (40 mi) NNW of Elko (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) N of Carlin (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NW of Spring Creek (Elko County) (pop: 12,400) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) SW of Twin Falls (Idaho) (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (154 mi) S of Nampa (Idaho) (pop: 89,800) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) S of Boise (Idaho) (pop: 146,000) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) S of Meridian (Idaho) (pop: 90,700) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (164 mi) S of Hamburg Siding (Idaho) (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) NE of Reno (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
388 km (241 mi) NE of Carson City (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 6.4°C (43 F), humidity: 26%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from N
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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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
3.412 km61 Km NW of Osino, Nevada, USAUSGS
3.411 kmNEVADA, USAEMSC

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Carson city nv (383.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Was just fall asleep felt like someone sat on my bed | One user found this interesting.  
Caldwell,Id (246.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Light temple about 12:10 am April 9,2021  
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