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 8:41:22 PM (PDT) on Saturday, September 11, 2021.
The magnitude 2.4 event occurred 33 km (20 miles) SSW of Smith Valley, NV.
The hypocentral depth is 4 km ( 3 miles).


Magnitude 2.4 - duration magnitude (Md)
Time Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 8:41:22 PM (PDT)
Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 3:41:22 (UTC)
Distance from Smith Valley, NV - 33 km (20 miles) SSW (212 degrees)
Smith, NV - 35 km (22 miles) SSW (212 degrees)
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV - 43 km (27 miles) SSE (156 degrees)
Gardnerville, NV - 49 km (30 miles) SSE (158 degrees)
Minden, NV - 50 km (31 miles) SSE (157 degrees)
Coordinates 38 deg. 32.1 min. N (38.535N), 119 deg. 32.6 min. W (119.543W)
Depth 4.39 km (2.7 miles)
Quality Excellent
Location Quality Parameters Nst=18, Nph=22, Dmin=1.9 km, Rmss=0.1 sec, Erho=0.29 km, Erzz=0.35 km, Gp=67 degrees
Event ID# nc73623876
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