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 8:14:45 PM (PDT) on Monday, September 13, 2021.
The magnitude 1.6 event occurred 35 km (22 miles) SSW of Smith Valley, NV.
The hypocentral depth is 9 km ( 5 miles).


Magnitude 1.6 - duration magnitude (Md)
Time Monday, September 13, 2021 at 8:14:45 PM (PDT)
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 3:14:45 (UTC)
Distance from Smith Valley, NV - 35 km (22 miles) SSW (202 degrees)
Smith, NV - 37 km (23 miles) SSW (203 degrees)
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV - 49 km (31 miles) SSE (154 degrees)
Gardnerville, NV - 55 km (34 miles) SSE (156 degrees)
Minden, NV - 57 km (35 miles) SSE (155 degrees)
Coordinates 38 deg. 29.4 min. N (38.490N), 119 deg. 29.6 min. W (119.494W)
Depth 8.57 km (5.3 miles)
Quality Excellent
Location Quality Parameters Nst=15, Nph=17, Dmin=0.8 km, Rmss=0.08 sec, Erho=0.31 km, Erzz=0.35 km, Gp=67 degrees
Event ID# nc73624601
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