Recent Earthquakes in California and Nevada
== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==
U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California
U.C. Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, Berkeley, California
Version #822365: This report supersedes any earlier reports of this event. This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
A minor earthquake occurred at 5:29:44 AM (PDT) on Wednesday, September 15, 2021.
The magnitude 3.6 event occurred 45 km (28 miles) SSW of Smith Valley, NV.
The hypocentral depth is 6 km ( 4 miles).
|Magnitude||3.6 - local magnitude (Ml)|
|Time||Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 5:29:44 AM (PDT)
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 12:29:44 (UTC)
Smith Valley, NV - 45 km (28 miles) SSW (205 degrees)|
Smith, NV - 47 km (29 miles) SSW (206 degrees)
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV - 54 km (34 miles) SSE (163 degrees)
Gardnerville, NV - 60 km (38 miles) SSE (164 degrees)
Minden, NV - 62 km (39 miles) SSE (163 degrees)
|Coordinates||38 deg. 25.1 min. N (38.419N), 119 deg. 33.6 min. W (119.561W)|
|Depth||6.26 km (3.9 miles)|
|Location Quality Parameters||Nst=34, Nph=44, Dmin=8.9 km, Rmss=0.1 sec, Erho=0.15 km, Erzz=0.5 km, Gp=88.57 degrees|
|Additional Information|| Map
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