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Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Nevada, USA, on Thursday, Jan 20, 2022 at 7:45 am (GMT -8) -

Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Nevada, USA, on Thursday, Jan 20, 2022 at 7:45 am (GMT -8) Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Nevada, USA, on Thursday, Jan 20, 2022 at 7:45 am (GMT -8)

Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 9 km depth

20 Jan 15:49 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
20 Jan 15:50: Now using data updates from USGS
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21 Jan 02:38: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.4.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 20, 2022 15:45:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Jan 20, 2022 at 7:45 am (GMT -8)
Depth9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude38.1827°N / 117.7655°W (Esmeralda, Nevada, United States)
Antipode38.183°S / 62.235°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoLong Valley (111 km / 69 mi)
Nearby towns and cities38 km (24 mi) SE of Mina (pop: 155) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
49 km (30 mi) WNW of Tonopah (pop: 2,480) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) ESE of Hawthorne (pop: 3,270) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
105 km (65 mi) NNE of Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek (California) (pop: 2,650) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
121 km (75 mi) ENE of Mammoth Lakes (California) (pop: 7,950) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
151 km (94 mi) SE of Yerington (pop: 3,060) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
168 km (105 mi) SSE of Fallon (pop: 8,460) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
187 km (116 mi) SE of Silver Springs Station (Lyon County) (pop: 5,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
197 km (123 mi) SE of Dayton (Lyon County) (pop: 8,960) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
204 km (127 mi) SE of Fernley (Lyon County) (pop: 19,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds -8°C (18 F), humidity: 64%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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3.49 km37 Km SE of Mina, NevadaUSGS
3.49 kmNevadaRaspberryShake

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Silver Peak NV / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 20-30 s : It vibrated the building from North to South. It rattled my furniture. It was noisy (reported through our app)  
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