M6.5 Monte Cristo Range Earthquake—Friday, May 15, 2020

M6.5 Monte Cristo Range Earthquake – Friday, May 15, 2020, 4:03 am PDT

NBMG plays an important role in analyzing seismic hazards and seismic events. NBMG quickly mobilized crews to respond to the M6.5 earthquake that occurred early on Friday, May 15th near Mina, NV, and is currently working to characterize any surface ruptures, displacements, and other field observations in cooperation with the Nevada Seismological Laboratory, U.S. Geological Survey, and California Geological Survey.

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