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 2:51:23 AM (PDT) on Tuesday, September 14, 2021.
The magnitude 0.4 event occurred 34 km (21 miles) SSW of Smith Valley, NV.
The hypocentral depth is 5 km ( 3 miles).


Magnitude 0.4 - duration magnitude (Md)
Time Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 2:51:23 AM (PDT)
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 9:51:23 (UTC)
Distance from Smith Valley, NV - 34 km (21 miles) SSW (201 degrees)
Smith, NV - 36 km (23 miles) SSW (202 degrees)
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV - 49 km (30 miles) SSE (152 degrees)
Gardnerville, NV - 55 km (34 miles) SSE (155 degrees)
Minden, NV - 56 km (35 miles) SSE (154 degrees)
Coordinates 38 deg. 29.9 min. N (38.498N), 119 deg. 28.9 min. W (119.481W)
Depth 4.52 km (2.8 miles)
Quality Good
Location Quality Parameters Nst=8, Nph=11, Dmin=1.3 km, Rmss=0.06 sec, Erho=0.36 km, Erzz=0.34 km, Gp=97 degrees
Event ID# nc73624686
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