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 #814697: 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 7:17:23 PM (PDT) on Saturday, July 17, 2021.
The magnitude 2.2 event occurred 30 km (18 miles) SSW of Smith Valley, NV.
The hypocentral depth is 1 km (0.3 miles).


Magnitude 2.2 - local magnitude (Ml)
Time Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 7:17:23 PM (PDT)
Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 2:17:23 (UTC)
Distance from Smith Valley, NV - 30 km (18 miles) SSW (197 degrees)
Smith, NV - 32 km (20 miles) SSW (199 degrees)
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV - 47 km (29 miles) SSE (147 degrees)
Gardnerville, NV - 53 km (33 miles) SSE (150 degrees)
Minden, NV - 55 km (34 miles) SSE (149 degrees)
Coordinates 38 deg. 31.8 min. N (38.530N), 119 deg. 26.6 min. W (119.444W)
Depth 0.54 km (0.3 miles)
Quality Good
Location Quality Parameters Nst=19, Nph=19, Dmin=5.7 km, Rmss=0.09 sec, Erho=0.37 km, Erzz=1.09 km, Gp=50.34 degrees
Event ID# nc73594391
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