Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - 19km NW of Truckee, CA, USA, on Friday, 7 May 2021 at 05:03 (GMT) -

Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - 19km NW of Truckee, CA, USA, on Friday, 7 May 2021 at 05:03 (GMT)

Weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 11 km depth

7 May 05:06 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
7 May 07:56: Magnitude recalculated from 2.0 to 2.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.7 to 11.2 km (from 5.4 to 7 mi).
Date & time: 7 May 2021 05:03:57 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.2
Depth: 11.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.465°N / 120.3085°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Soda Lakes (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) SSE of Sierraville (pop: 200) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NW of Truckee (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SW of Cold Springs (Nevada) (pop: 8,540) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NW of Incline Village (Nevada) (pop: 8,780) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) W of Reno (Nevada) (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Sun Valley (Washoe County, Nevada) (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) W of Sparks (Nevada) (pop: 96,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) WSW of Spanish Springs (Washoe County, Nevada) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) NNW of South Lake Tahoe (El Dorado County) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) NE of Roseville (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.211 km19km NW of Truckee, CA, USAUSGS
2.211 kmNORTHERN CALIFORNIA, USAEMSC

User reports for this quake (6)

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Calpine Ca, / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : was sleeping could hear a strange noise then the house started rattleing. No damages noticed at this time.  
Yuba City, Ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s : I was dosing off in a swivel chair which suddenly tilted backwards. The bedroom door was rattling and I felt a rolling sensation under my feet.  
2720 Elsie Irene. 3rd floor of Townhouse along Tru / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 15-20 s
14164 Donner Pass Road Truckee / Light shaking (MMI IV) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / very short : I heard a sound to my left, i was sitting facing East, and the entire house was rolling... I ran to the doorway... It stopped... THANK YOU.. aftermath, I looked at the damage on my front porch and on my floors which are cement- lots of new cracks and they are rather significant... nothing was there before until tonight. Quite scary  
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South lake tahoe, ca 96150 / not felt
Reno, NV / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions)
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