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 8:54:05 PM (PDT) on Saturday, September 11, 2021.
The magnitude 1.7 event occurred 33 km (20 miles) SSW of Smith Valley, NV.
The hypocentral depth is 5 km ( 3 miles).


Magnitude 1.7 - duration magnitude (Md)
Time Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 8:54:05 PM (PDT)
Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 3:54:05 (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 - 51 km (32 miles) SSE (157 degrees)
Coordinates 38 deg. 32.0 min. N (38.533N), 119 deg. 32.5 min. W (119.541W)
Depth 4.63 km (2.9 miles)
Quality Excellent
Location Quality Parameters Nst=15, Nph=18, Dmin=1.8 km, Rmss=0.11 sec, Erho=0.35 km, Erzz=0.43 km, Gp=81 degrees
Event ID# nc73623896
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