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Minor mag. 1.3 earthquake - 13 Km E of Fernley, Nevada, on Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022 at 11:48 am (GMT -7) -

Minor mag. 1.3 earthquake - 13 Km E of Fernley, Nevada, on Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022 at 11:48 am (GMT -7) Minor mag. 1.3 earthquake - 13 Km E of Fernley, Nevada, on Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022 at 11:48 am (GMT -7)

Minor magnitude 1.3 earthquake at 9 km depth

28 Sep 18:52 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 minutes.
28 Sep 19:01: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.6 to 8.9 km (from 3.5 to 5.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.6 km (1 mi) towards SSE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 28, 2022 18:48:24 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Sep 28, 2022 at 11:48 am (GMT -7)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude1.3
Depth8.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude39.5803°N / 119.093°W (Nevada, United States)
Antipode39.58°S / 60.907°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoSoda Lakes (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities14 km (9 mi) ESE of Fernley (Lyon County) (pop: 19,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (13 mi) NNE of Silver Springs Station (Lyon County) (pop: 5,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (18 mi) WNW of Fallon (pop: 8,460) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) E of Spanish Springs (Washoe County) (pop: 15,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
57 km (35 mi) E of Sparks (pop: 96,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
59 km (36 mi) E of Sun Valley (Washoe County) (pop: 19,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
62 km (39 mi) E of Reno (pop: 241,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
98 km (61 mi) ENE of Truckee (California) (pop: 16,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 28.5°C (83 F), humidity: 16%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from S
Estimated seismic energy released5.6 x 106 joules (1.56 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
1.38.9 km13 Km E of Fernley, NevadaUSGS
1.38.9 kmNevadaRaspberryShake

Seismograms

Seismic station: Columbia College, Columbia, CA, USA (CMB/BK network) | Distance from quake: 205 km / 127 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Columbia College, Columbia, CA, USA: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 1.3, 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.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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