Earthquake Information

May 15, 2020 (11:03:27 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 6.5 Nevada

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake occurred 56 km (34.7 miles) west of Tonopah, Nevada, near the California-Nevada border, about 193 km (120 miles) southeast of Carson City at a depth of 2.8 km (1.7 miles). Shaking was felt as far away as Sacramento and Reno. People also reported feeling shaking in Las Vegas, about 330 km (200 miles) southeast of the earthquake’s epicenter. This is the strongest earthquake to shake Nevada in 65 years. There are no reports of injuries.

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