Recent Earthquakes in California and Nevada


== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

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


Version #815168: This report supersedes any earlier reports of this event. This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.

A micro earthquake occurred at 0:55:58 AM (PDT) on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.
The magnitude 2.0 event occurred 29 km (18 miles) SSW of Smith Valley, NV.
The hypocentral depth is 5 km ( 3 miles).


Magnitude 2.0 - local magnitude (Ml)
Time Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 0:55:58 AM (PDT)
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 7:55:58 (UTC)
Distance from Smith Valley, NV - 29 km (18 miles) SSW (208 degrees)
Smith, NV - 31 km (19 miles) SSW (209 degrees)
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV - 43 km (26 miles) SSE (150 degrees)
Gardnerville, NV - 48 km (30 miles) SSE (153 degrees)
Minden, NV - 50 km (31 miles) SSE (152 degrees)
Coordinates 38 deg. 33.3 min. N (38.555N), 119 deg. 29.9 min. W (119.499W)
Depth 5.28 km (3.3 miles)
Quality Excellent
Location Quality Parameters Nst=30, Nph=36, Dmin=3.8 km, Rmss=0.06 sec, Erho=0.41 km, Erzz=1.05 km, Gp=69.07 degrees
Event ID# nc73595941
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