International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 452447
Event time 2021-05-12 04:18:27 (UTC)
Local time 2021-05-12 11:18:27 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
Last update 2021-05-12 04:28:52 (UTC)
Magnitude 2.1
Depth 14 km
Class Micro
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 1
Possible effects People do not feel any Earth movement.
Data status automatic
Data provider USGS - Earthquake Alert

Continent North-America
Country USA
Administration area Nevada
Nearest settlement Columbus
Distance 8 km
Course ENE
Surface type underground quake

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest airports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest volcanoes
Clayton Valley volcano (45.90 km)
Quick Analysis
Due to the small magnitude of the earthquake and the moderate depth of the hypocenter, minimal damage is conceivable.