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 #815305: 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 4:16:29 PM (PDT) on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.
The magnitude 1.9 event occurred 32 km (20 miles) SSW of Smith Valley, NV.
The hypocentral depth is 4 km ( 2 miles).


Magnitude 1.9 - local magnitude (Ml)
Time Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 4:16:29 PM (PDT)
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 23:16:29 (UTC)
Distance from Smith Valley, NV - 32 km (20 miles) SSW (208 degrees)
Smith, NV - 35 km (21 miles) SSW (209 degrees)
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV - 45 km (28 miles) SSE (154 degrees)
Gardnerville, NV - 50 km (31 miles) SSE (156 degrees)
Minden, NV - 52 km (32 miles) SSE (156 degrees)
Coordinates 38 deg. 31.6 min. N (38.527N), 119 deg. 31.1 min. W (119.518W)
Depth 3.83 km (2.4 miles)
Quality Excellent
Location Quality Parameters Nst=17, Nph=17, Dmin=2.4 km, Rmss=0.07 sec, Erho=0.41 km, Erzz=0.67 km, Gp=75.96 degrees
Event ID# nc73596366
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