Recent Earthquakes in California and Nevada


== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

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


Version #821897: This report supersedes any earlier reports of this event. This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.

A micro earthquake occurred at 9:29:29 PM (PDT) on Friday, September 10, 2021.
The magnitude 1.6 event occurred 39 km (24 miles) SSW of Smith Valley, NV.
The hypocentral depth is 3 km ( 2 miles).


Magnitude 1.6 - local magnitude (Ml)
Time Friday, September 10, 2021 at 9:29:29 PM (PDT)
Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 4:29:29 (UTC)
Distance from Smith Valley, NV - 39 km (24 miles) SSW (205 degrees)
Smith, NV - 41 km (25 miles) SSW (206 degrees)
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV - 50 km (31 miles) SSE (159 degrees)
Gardnerville, NV - 56 km (35 miles) SSE (160 degrees)
Minden, NV - 58 km (36 miles) SSE (159 degrees)
Coordinates 38 deg. 28.1 min. N (38.468N), 119 deg. 31.8 min. W (119.531W)
Depth 2.87 km (1.8 miles)
Quality Excellent
Location Quality Parameters Nst=12, Nph=17, Dmin=3.0 km, Rmss=0.08 sec, Erho=0.26 km, Erzz=0.46 km, Gp=88.18 degrees
Event ID# nc73623461
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