Recent Earthquakes in California and Nevada


== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California
U.C. Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, Berkeley, California


Version #822339: This report supersedes any earlier reports of this event. This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.

A micro earthquake occurred at 5:31:16 PM (PDT) on Tuesday, September 14, 2021.
The magnitude 2.4 event occurred 37 km (23 miles) SSW of Smith Valley, NV.
The hypocentral depth is 5 km ( 3 miles).


Magnitude 2.4 - local magnitude (Ml)
Time Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 5:31:16 PM (PDT)
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 0:31:16 (UTC)
Distance from Smith Valley, NV - 37 km (23 miles) SSW (203 degrees)
Smith, NV - 39 km (24 miles) SSW (204 degrees)
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV - 50 km (31 miles) SSE (156 degrees)
Gardnerville, NV - 56 km (35 miles) SSE (158 degrees)
Minden, NV - 58 km (36 miles) SSE (157 degrees)
Coordinates 38 deg. 28.6 min. N (38.477N), 119 deg. 30.6 min. W (119.509W)
Depth 4.57 km (2.8 miles)
Quality Excellent
Location Quality Parameters Nst=18, Nph=29, Dmin=2.1 km, Rmss=0.08 sec, Erho=0.17 km, Erzz=0.23 km, Gp=79.08 degrees
Event ID# nc73624936
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