Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Placer County, California, 15 mi west of Carson City, Nevada, USA, on Monday, 17 May 2021 at 19:49 (GMT) -

Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Placer County, California, 15 mi west of Carson City, Nevada, USA, on Monday, 17 May 2021 at 19:49 (GMT)

Séisme très faible magnitude 2.8 at 7 km depth

17 May 19:52 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 3 minutes.
17 May 23:54: Magnitude recalculée de 2.9 à 2.8. Profondeur recalculée de 1.7 à 7.3 km (de 1.1 à 4.5 mi).
Date & time: 17 May 2021 19:49:55 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.8
Profondeur: 7.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.12733°N / 120.0345°W (Comté de Placer, Comté de Kern, États-Unis)
Volcan le plus près: Soda Lakes (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km SE de Dollar Point (pop: 1,220) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
10 km NE de Tahoma (pop: 1,190) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
15 km SSO de Incline Village (Nevada) (pop: 8,780) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
22 km NNO de South Lake Tahoe (El Dorado County) (pop: 21,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
23 km O de Carson City (Nevada) (pop: 54,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
26 km SSE de Truckee (pop: 16,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
49 km SSO de Reno (Nevada) (pop: 241,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
51 km SSO de Sparks (Nevada) (pop: 96,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
57 km SSO de Sun Valley (Washoe County, Nevada) (pop: 19,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
140 km ENE de Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.ProfondeurLieuSource
2.87.3 km9km SE of Dollar Point, CAUSGS
unknownn/aNear Carson City, Nevada, USAVolcanoDiscovery
2.87 kmNORTHERN CALIFORNIAEMSC

User reports for this quake (8)

At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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San Fernando, Los Angeles, California (561.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I felt the floor shake even earlier twice in the morning | One user found this interesting.  
South Lake Tahoe, CA (Tahoe Keys) / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 10-15 s : Moderate jolt, heard house creaking. | One user found this interesting.  
San Fernando, Los Angeles, California (561.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I felt the floor shake even earlier twice in the morning  
South Lake Tahoe (21.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : I wouldn't have known it happened without being in the second floor. Just felt like a rumble in the floor and I heard the house creak.  
South Lake Tahoe / not felt : Didn't feel this one  
SPARKS / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Stateline (19.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Glenbrook NV / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
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