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 3:19:36 AM (PDT) on Sunday, September 12, 2021.
The magnitude 1.5 event occurred 31 km (19 miles) SSW of Smith Valley, NV.
The hypocentral depth is 3 km ( 2 miles).
|Magnitude||1.5 - duration magnitude (Md)|
|Time||Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 3:19:36 AM (PDT)
Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 10:19:36 (UTC)
Smith Valley, NV - 31 km (19 miles) SSW (197 degrees)|
Smith, NV - 33 km (20 miles) SSW (198 degrees)
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV - 48 km (30 miles) SSE (148 degrees)
Gardnerville, NV - 54 km (33 miles) SSE (151 degrees)
Minden, NV - 56 km (35 miles) SSE (150 degrees)
|Coordinates||38 deg. 31.2 min. N (38.520N), 119 deg. 26.8 min. W (119.447W)|
|Depth||2.9 km (1.8 miles)|
|Location Quality Parameters||Nst=14, Nph=18, Dmin=1.9 km, Rmss=0.07 sec, Erho=0.23 km, Erzz=0.35 km, Gp=68 degrees|
|Additional Information|| Map
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