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 11:46:31 PM (PDT) on Saturday, September 11, 2021.
The magnitude 0.6 event occurred 28 km (18 miles) SSW of Smith Valley, NV.
The hypocentral depth is 4 km ( 2 miles).


Magnitude 0.6 - duration magnitude (Md)
Time Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 11:46:31 PM (PDT)
Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 6:46:31 (UTC)
Distance from Smith Valley, NV - 28 km (18 miles) SSW (200 degrees)
Smith, NV - 31 km (19 miles) SSW (202 degrees)
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV - 45 km (28 miles) SSE (147 degrees)
Gardnerville, NV - 51 km (32 miles) SSE (150 degrees)
Minden, NV - 53 km (33 miles) SSE (149 degrees)
Coordinates 38 deg. 32.7 min. N (38.545N), 119 deg. 27.4 min. W (119.457W)
Depth 3.86 km (2.4 miles)
Quality Excellent
Location Quality Parameters Nst=10, Nph=12, Dmin=4.8 km, Rmss=0.07 sec, Erho=0.35 km, Erzz=0.75 km, Gp=74 degrees
Event ID# nc73623926
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