Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Placer County, California, 14 mi west of Carson City, Nevada, USA, on Sunday, 25 April 2021 at 15:44 (GMT) -

Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Placer County, California, 14 mi west of Carson City, Nevada, USA, on Sunday, 25 April 2021 at 15:44 (GMT)

Light magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 5 km depth

25 Apr 15:47 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
25 Apr 22:50: Magnitude recalculated from 2.7 to 2.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.7 to 5.8 km (from 1.1 to 3.6 mi).
25 Apr 23:42: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.8 to 5.2 km (from 3.6 to 3.2 mi).
Date & time: 25 Apr 2021 15:44:58 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 5.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.12933°N / 120.032°W (Placer, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Soda Lakes (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) SE of Dollar Point (pop: 1,220) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NE of Tahoma (pop: 1,190) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SSW of Incline Village (Nevada) (pop: 8,780) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) N of South Lake Tahoe (El Dorado County) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) W of Carson City (Nevada) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSE of Truckee (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Reno (Nevada) (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SSW of Sparks (Nevada) (pop: 96,100) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SSW of Sun Valley (Washoe County, Nevada) (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) ENE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.95.2 km9km SE of Dollar Point, CA, USAUSGS
2.78 kmNORTHERN CALIFORNIA, USAEMSC

User reports for this quake (17)

At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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Pollock Pines, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 10-15 s : Floor shaking back and forth and freestanding ding objects were swaying slightly | One user found this interesting.  
Tahoe City, CA (10 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking. I’ve never felt an earthquake before and the whole house shook and sounded like upstairs was coming into the downstairs | One user found this interesting.  
Stateline, NV / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : felt like slamming doors | One user found this interesting.  
Foresthill, CA (68.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
Incline Village. NV / not felt
Carson City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt it!  
CARSON CITY / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short
Stateline / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
27.4 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s : Woke me up. Felt like a couple cats jumped on the bed and I don’t have any cats. Shook for a few seconds after that too.  
2471 Havenwood Ct, Carson City, NV 89706 / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 10-15 s : I was sitting on the floor of my house and felt vibrating/shaking and saw the clothes in my closet swaying.  
Mokelumne Hill / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Truckee, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short : hard to say if it was actually a "vertical" bump, but "bump" could describe it best. To be honest it felt like a sudden, sharp and powerful gust of wind it the house...yet there was absolutely no wind whatsoever. About half a second in duration.  
Twin Bridges Ca 95735 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : I thought it was a tree the fell in the forest.  
Lake tahoe nv (16.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Carson city, NV (24.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / very short : a rumble in the house felt like floors roiling  
Dollar Point (9.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short : Super short barely felt like an earthquakd  
Kings beach / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
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