USA – Nevada – M 4.2 – light earthquake near Walker Lake

Earthquake Report comment :
A light earthquake has struck a scarcely populated area in Nevada.

The epicenter of the earthquake was located near Luning, an almost ghost town with 87 people.
The epicenter lies on the border of a seismic very active area with a lot of small quakes.

Most important Earthquake Data:
Friday, July 30, 2010 at 04:13:46 AM at epicenter
Depth (Hypocenter) : 9 km
Geolocation(s) :
12 km (8 miles) NNW (346°) from Luning, NV
14 km (9 miles) SSE (149°) from Midway, NV
37 km (23 miles) ENE (74°) from Hawthorne, NV
283 km (176 miles) E (88°) from Sacramento, CA

Links to important maps
USGS Did You Feel It Map
Google satellite map of the area showing the kind of terrain the earthquake took place

* some location data extracted from Wikipedia

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