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 11:53:50 AM (PDT) on Monday, September 13, 2021.
The magnitude 1.6 event occurred 37 km (23 miles) SSW of Smith Valley, NV.
The hypocentral depth is 3 km ( 2 miles).


Magnitude 1.6 - duration magnitude (Md)
Time Monday, September 13, 2021 at 11:53:50 AM (PDT)
Monday, September 13, 2021 at 18:53:50 (UTC)
Distance from Smith Valley, NV - 37 km (23 miles) SSW (207 degrees)
Smith, NV - 39 km (24 miles) SSW (208 degrees)
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV - 48 km (30 miles) SSE (158 degrees)
Gardnerville, NV - 54 km (33 miles) SSE (160 degrees)
Minden, NV - 56 km (35 miles) SSE (159 degrees)
Coordinates 38 deg. 29.3 min. N (38.488N), 119 deg. 32.2 min. W (119.536W)
Depth 3.16 km (2.0 miles)
Quality Excellent
Location Quality Parameters Nst=17, Nph=21, Dmin=4.0 km, Rmss=0.1 sec, Erho=0.23 km, Erzz=0.42 km, Gp=76 degrees
Event ID# nc73624471
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