Recent Earthquakes in California and Nevada


== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California
U.C. Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, Berkeley, California


Version #2: This report supersedes any earlier reports of this event. This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.

A micro earthquake occurred at 6:06:27 PM (PDT) on Saturday, July 17, 2021.
The magnitude 1.5 event occurred 31 km (19 miles) SSW of Smith Valley, NV.
The hypocentral depth is 4 km ( 3 miles).


Magnitude 1.5 - duration magnitude (Md)
Time Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 6:06:27 PM (PDT)
Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 1:06:27 (UTC)
Distance from Smith Valley, NV - 31 km (19 miles) SSW (210 degrees)
Smith, NV - 34 km (21 miles) SSW (211 degrees)
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV - 43 km (27 miles) SSE (154 degrees)
Gardnerville, NV - 49 km (30 miles) SSE (156 degrees)
Minden, NV - 50 km (31 miles) SSE (156 degrees)
Coordinates 38 deg. 32.4 min. N (38.541N), 119 deg. 31.6 min. W (119.526W)
Depth 4.42 km (2.7 miles)
Quality Excellent
Location Quality Parameters Nst=12, Nph=17, Dmin=3.4 km, Rmss=0.08 sec, Erho=0.29 km, Erzz=0.51 km, Gp=69 degrees
Event ID# nc71123609
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