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Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 7 Km SE of Mount Charleston, Nevada, on Wednesday, Jan 12, 2022 at 12:38 pm (GMT -8) -

Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 7 Km SE of Mount Charleston, Nevada, on Wednesday, Jan 12, 2022 at 12:38 pm (GMT -8) Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 7 Km SE of Mount Charleston, Nevada, on Wednesday, Jan 12, 2022 at 12:38 pm (GMT -8)

Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 16 km depth

12 Jan 20:44 UTC: First to report: USGS after 6 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 12, 2022 20:38:17 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Jan 12, 2022 at 12:38 pm (GMT -8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude1.8
Depth15.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.2115°N / 115.5774°W (Nevada, United States)
Antipode36.212°S / 64.423°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Felt
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoTimber Mountain (129 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities8 km (5 mi) SE of Mount Charleston (pop: 357) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (15 mi) WNW of Summerlin South (Clark County) (pop: 24,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) WNW of Spring Valley (pop: 178,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (23 mi) E of Pahrump (Nye County) (pop: 36,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) NW of Enterprise (pop: 108,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) W of Las Vegas (pop: 623,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (25 mi) WNW of Paradise (pop: 223,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (26 mi) W of North Las Vegas (pop: 234,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) W of Sunrise Manor (pop: 189,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
57 km (35 mi) WNW of Henderson (pop: 285,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 6.4°C (43 F), humidity: 27%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from NE
Estimated seismic energy released3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
1.816 km7 Km SE of Mount Charleston, NevadaUSGS
1.816 kmCalifornia-Nevada Border RegionRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 1.8, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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