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 4:20:02 AM (PDT) on Monday, September 13, 2021.
The magnitude 1.5 event occurred 26 km (16 miles) SSW of Smith Valley, NV.
The hypocentral depth is 1 km ( 1 mile).


Magnitude 1.5 - duration magnitude (Md)
Time Monday, September 13, 2021 at 4:20:02 AM (PDT)
Monday, September 13, 2021 at 11:20:02 (UTC)
Distance from Smith Valley, NV - 26 km (16 miles) SSW (193 degrees)
Smith, NV - 28 km (18 miles) SSW (195 degrees)
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV - 47 km (29 miles) SE (142 degrees)
Gardnerville, NV - 52 km (32 miles) SE (146 degrees)
Yerington, NV - 53 km (33 miles) SSW (204 degrees)
Coordinates 38 deg. 33.2 min. N (38.553N), 119 deg. 24.7 min. W (119.411W)
Depth 1.46 km (0.9 miles)
Quality Good
Location Quality Parameters Nst=12, Nph=15, Dmin=5.9 km, Rmss=0.1 sec, Erho=0.48 km, Erzz=1.87 km, Gp=90 degrees
Event ID# nc73624326
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