Recent Earthquakes in California and Nevada


== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

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 2:01:50 AM (PDT) on Saturday, September 11, 2021.
The magnitude 1.5 event occurred 37 km (23 miles) SSW of Smith Valley, NV.
The hypocentral depth is 8 km ( 5 miles).


Magnitude 1.5 - duration magnitude (Md)
Time Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 2:01:50 AM (PDT)
Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 9:01:50 (UTC)
Distance from Smith Valley, NV - 37 km (23 miles) SSW (200 degrees)
Smith, NV - 39 km (24 miles) SSW (201 degrees)
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV - 51 km (32 miles) SSE (155 degrees)
Gardnerville, NV - 57 km (35 miles) SSE (156 degrees)
Minden, NV - 59 km (37 miles) SSE (156 degrees)
Coordinates 38 deg. 28.2 min. N (38.470N), 119 deg. 29.2 min. W (119.487W)
Depth 8.19 km (5.1 miles)
Quality Excellent
Location Quality Parameters Nst=14, Nph=17, Dmin=1.9 km, Rmss=0.1 sec, Erho=0.47 km, Erzz=0.48 km, Gp=83 degrees
Event ID# nc73623521
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