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 5:30:03 PM (PDT) on Sunday, September 12, 2021.
The magnitude 0.7 event occurred 35 km (21 miles) SSW of Smith Valley, NV.
The hypocentral depth is 2 km ( 1 mile).


Magnitude 0.7 - duration magnitude (Md)
Time Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 5:30:03 PM (PDT)
Monday, September 13, 2021 at 0:30:03 (UTC)
Distance from Smith Valley, NV - 35 km (21 miles) SSW (207 degrees)
Smith, NV - 37 km (23 miles) SSW (207 degrees)
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV - 47 km (29 miles) SSE (156 degrees)
Gardnerville, NV - 52 km (32 miles) SSE (158 degrees)
Minden, NV - 54 km (34 miles) SSE (157 degrees)
Coordinates 38 deg. 30.4 min. N (38.507N), 119 deg. 31.3 min. W (119.522W)
Depth 1.52 km (0.9 miles)
Quality Good
Location Quality Parameters Nst=6, Nph=7, Dmin=2.2 km, Rmss=0.07 sec, Erho=0.59 km, Erzz=1.41 km, Gp=179 degrees
Event ID# nc73624191
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