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

A minor earthquake occurred at 7:27:54 AM (PDT) on Thursday, September 9, 2021.
The magnitude 3.4 event occurred 26 km (16 miles) SSW of Smith Valley, NV.
The hypocentral depth is 3 km ( 2 miles).


Magnitude 3.4 - local magnitude (Ml)
Time Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 7:27:54 AM (PDT)
Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 14:27:54 (UTC)
Distance from Smith Valley, NV - 26 km (16 miles) SSW (194 degrees)
Smith, NV - 28 km (18 miles) SSW (196 degrees)
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV - 46 km (29 miles) SE (143 degrees)
Gardnerville, NV - 52 km (32 miles) SE (146 degrees)
Minden, NV - 53 km (33 miles) SE (146 degrees)
Coordinates 38 deg. 33.4 min. N (38.557N), 119 deg. 25.1 min. W (119.418W)
Depth 2.89 km (1.8 miles)
Quality Good
Location Quality Parameters Nst=17, Nph=18, Dmin=6.1 km, Rmss=0.09 sec, Erho=0.37 km, Erzz=0.7 km, Gp=112 degrees
Event ID# nc73622621
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