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 4:42:05 PM (PDT) on Tuesday, September 14, 2021.
The magnitude 2.3 event occurred 29 km (18 miles) SSW of Smith Valley, NV.
The hypocentral depth is 3 km ( 2 miles).


Magnitude 2.3 - duration magnitude (Md)
Time Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 4:42:05 PM (PDT)
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 23:42:05 (UTC)
Distance from Smith Valley, NV - 29 km (18 miles) SSW (195 degrees)
Smith, NV - 31 km (19 miles) SSW (196 degrees)
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV - 48 km (30 miles) SE (145 degrees)
Gardnerville, NV - 53 km (33 miles) SSE (148 degrees)
Minden, NV - 55 km (34 miles) SSE (148 degrees)
Coordinates 38 deg. 31.9 min. N (38.532N), 119 deg. 25.7 min. W (119.428W)
Depth 3.12 km (1.9 miles)
Quality Good
Location Quality Parameters Nst=16, Nph=19, Dmin=6.6 km, Rmss=0.05 sec, Erho=0.18 km, Erzz=0.41 km, Gp=103 degrees
Event ID# nc73624906
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