Recent Earthquakes in California and Nevada


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


Version #814590: This report supersedes any earlier reports of this event. This is a computer-generated message. This event has not yet been reviewed by a seismologist.

A micro earthquake occurred at 10:12:54 AM (PDT) on Saturday, July 17, 2021.
The magnitude 2.6 event occurred 28 km (17 miles) SSW of Smith Valley, NV.
The hypocentral depth is -1 km (-0.3 miles).


Magnitude 2.6 - local magnitude (Ml)
Time Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 10:12:54 AM (PDT)
Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 17:12:54 (UTC)
Distance from Smith Valley, NV - 28 km (17 miles) SSW (201 degrees)
Smith, NV - 30 km (18 miles) SSW (202 degrees)
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV - 45 km (28 miles) SE (146 degrees)
Gardnerville, NV - 50 km (31 miles) SSE (150 degrees)
Minden, NV - 52 km (32 miles) SSE (149 degrees)
Coordinates 38 deg. 33.2 min. N (38.553N), 119 deg. 27.5 min. W (119.458W)
Depth -0.52 km (-0.3 miles)
Quality Good
Location Quality Parameters Nst=24, Nph=24, Dmin=5.8 km, Rmss=0.03 sec, Erho=0.24 km, Erzz=2.92 km, Gp=53.11 degrees
Event ID# nc73593931
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