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

A micro earthquake occurred at 5:29:16 PM (PDT) on Friday, September 10, 2021.
The magnitude 0.5 event occurred 32 km (20 miles) SSW of Smith Valley, NV.
The hypocentral depth is 6 km ( 4 miles).


Magnitude 0.5 - duration magnitude (Md)
Time Friday, September 10, 2021 at 5:29:16 PM (PDT)
Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 0:29:16 (UTC)
Distance from Smith Valley, NV - 32 km (20 miles) SSW (204 degrees)
Smith, NV - 34 km (21 miles) SSW (205 degrees)
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV - 46 km (29 miles) SSE (152 degrees)
Gardnerville, NV - 52 km (32 miles) SSE (154 degrees)
Minden, NV - 53 km (33 miles) SSE (154 degrees)
Coordinates 38 deg. 31.4 min. N (38.523N), 119 deg. 29.6 min. W (119.493W)
Depth 6.14 km (3.8 miles)
Quality Good
Location Quality Parameters Nst=9, Nph=14, Dmin=1.8 km, Rmss=0.07 sec, Erho=0.34 km, Erzz=0.43 km, Gp=96 degrees
Event ID# nc73623341
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