Recent Earthquakes in California and Nevada


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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 1:47:13 PM (PDT) on Sunday, September 12, 2021.
The magnitude 1.3 event occurred 28 km (17 miles) S of Smith Valley, NV.
The hypocentral depth is 2 km ( 1 mile).


Magnitude 1.3 - duration magnitude (Md)
Time Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 1:47:13 PM (PDT)
Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 20:47:13 (UTC)
Distance from Smith Valley, NV - 28 km (17 miles) S (191 degrees)
Smith, NV - 30 km (19 miles) SSW (193 degrees)
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV - 49 km (30 miles) SE (143 degrees)
Gardnerville, NV - 54 km (33 miles) SE (146 degrees)
Yerington, NV - 54 km (34 miles) SSW (203 degrees)
Coordinates 38 deg. 32.3 min. N (38.538N), 119 deg. 24.4 min. W (119.406W)
Depth 1.69 km (1.1 miles)
Quality Good
Location Quality Parameters Nst=10, Nph=12, Dmin=4.6 km, Rmss=0.06 sec, Erho=0.4 km, Erzz=1.44 km, Gp=122 degrees
Event ID# nc73624121
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