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)
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)|
|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|
|Additional Information|| Map
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