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)
Distance from 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)
Quality Excellent
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
Event ID# nc73623966
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