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 7:05:13 PM (PDT) on Saturday, September 11, 2021.
The magnitude 1.6 event occurred 34 km (21 miles) SSW of Smith Valley, NV.
The hypocentral depth is 6 km ( 4 miles).


Magnitude 1.6 - duration magnitude (Md)
Time Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 7:05:13 PM (PDT)
Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 2:05:13 (UTC)
Distance from Smith Valley, NV - 34 km (21 miles) SSW (206 degrees)
Smith, NV - 36 km (22 miles) SSW (207 degrees)
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV - 46 km (29 miles) SSE (155 degrees)
Gardnerville, NV - 52 km (32 miles) SSE (157 degrees)
Minden, NV - 54 km (34 miles) SSE (156 degrees)
Coordinates 38 deg. 30.6 min. N (38.510N), 119 deg. 30.8 min. W (119.513W)
Depth 6.01 km (3.7 miles)
Quality Excellent
Location Quality Parameters Nst=15, Nph=22, Dmin=1.5 km, Rmss=0.09 sec, Erho=0.22 km, Erzz=0.26 km, Gp=61 degrees
Event ID# nc73623836
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