Terremoto moderato mag. 3.9 - Contea di Esmeralda County, 46 km a ovest da Tonopah, Contea di Nye County, Nevada, Stati Uniti, venerdí, 15 gennaio 2021 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 3.9 - Contea di Esmeralda County, 46 km a ovest da Tonopah, Contea di Nye County, Nevada, Stati Uniti, venerdí, 15 gennaio 2021

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 3.9 at 10 km depth

15 Jan 15:57 UTC: Primo a segnalare: EMSC dopo 12 minuti.
15 Jan 15:57: Ora utilizzando nuova fonte di dati: USGS
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15 Jan 16:29: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.1 a 3.9. Profondità ricalcolata da 10.3 a 10.2 km (da 6.4 a 6.3 mi).
Update Fri, 15 Jan 2021, 16:03
Light magnitude 4.0 quake hits 29 miles northwest of Tonopah, Nevada, United States in the morning
4.0 quake 15 Jan 7:45 am (GMT -8)
4.0 quake 15 Jan 7:45 am (GMT -8)
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported a magnitude 4.0 quake in the United States near Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada, only 17 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the morning on Friday 15 January 2021 at 7:45 am local time at a shallow depth of 8.1 miles. 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 4.0 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Mina (pop. 160) located 24 miles from the epicenter, Tonopah (pop. 2,500) 29 miles away, Silver Peak (pop. 110) 30 miles away, Dyer (pop. 260) 40 miles away, Goldfield (pop. 270) 43 miles away, and Benton (pop. 280) 48 miles away.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 15 Jan 2021 15:45:45 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Friday, 15 Jan 2021 07:45 (GMT -8)
Magnitudine: 3.9
Profondità: 10.2 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 38.1864°N / 117.7391°W (Contea di Esmeralda, Nevada, Stati Uniti)
Vulcano più vicino: Long Valley (113 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km SE da Mina (pop: 155) --> Vedi sismi vicini
46 km ONO da Tonopah (pop: 2,480) --> Vedi sismi vicini
86 km ESE da Hawthorne (pop: 3,270) --> Vedi sismi vicini
205 km SE da Fernley (Lyon County) (pop: 19,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
207 km ESE da Carson City (pop: 54,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
207 km ESE da Carson City (pop: 54,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
230 km SE da Sparks (pop: 96,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
230 km NE da Clovis (California) (pop: 104,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
234 km SE da Reno (pop: 241,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
240 km NE da Fresno (California) (pop: 520,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky -3°C (27 F), humidity: 54%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from NE
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
3.910.2 km39 Km SE of Mina, Nevada, USAUSGS
3.69 kmNEVADA, USAEMSC

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SILVERPEAK NV (48.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions) / 15-20 s : I am sea sick. I have Vertigo. This has not been a fun ride today. I just hunkered down in my recliner and waited for it to stop. It was like walking on mud inside. Nothing felt solid. Jello comes to mind. It is so subtle at first so you barely notice. | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
312.6 km SE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Tonopah / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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