Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Mono County, 37 mi southeast of South Lake Tahoe, El Dorado County, California, USA, on Thursday, Jul 8, 2021 4:25 pm (GMT -7) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.2 quake Mono County, 38 mi southeast of South Lake Tahoe, El Dorado County, California, USA, July, 8 2021 22:50 GMT, which had occurred 35 minutes earlier.
Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Mono County, 37 mi southeast of South Lake Tahoe, El Dorado County, California, USA, on Thursday, Jul 8, 2021 4:25 pm (GMT -7)

Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 6 km depth

8 Jul 23:28 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
8 Jul 23:28: Now using data updates from USGS
9 Jul 21:38: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.6 to 5.5 km (from 1 to 3.4 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.5 km (0.9 mi) towards NNE.
Update Thu, 8 Jul 2021, 23:33
Small 3.0 quake hits near South Lake Tahoe, El Dorado County, California, USA
3.0 quake 8 Jul 4:25 pm (GMT -7)
3.0 quake 8 Jul 4:25 pm (GMT -7)
Just 8 minutes ago, a 3.0-magnitude earthquake struck near South Lake Tahoe, El Dorado County, California, USA. The tremor was recorded in the afternoon on Thursday 8 July 2021 at 4:25 pm local time, at a very shallow depth of 1 mile below the surface.
The event was filed by the United States Geological Survey, the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.0 earthquake as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Coleville (pop. 500) located 3 miles from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Topaz Ranch Estates (pop. 1,500) located 14 miles from the epicenter. In Smith Valley (pop. 1,600, 20 miles away), Smith (pop. 1000, 21 miles away), Gardnerville Ranchos (pop. 11,300, 27 miles away), Gardnerville (pop. 5,700, 31 miles away), Gardnerville (pop. 5,700, 31 miles away), and South Lake Tahoe (pop. 21,700, 37 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Jul 8, 2021 23:25:14 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Jul 8, 2021 4:25 pm (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 5.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.54367°N / 119.51783°W (Mono, California, United States)
Antipode: 38.544°S / 60.482°E
Nearest volcano: Mono Lake (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SSW of Coleville (pop: 495) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) S of Topaz Ranch Estates (Nevada) (pop: 1,500) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSW of Smith Valley (Nevada) (pop: 1,600) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SSE of Gardnerville Ranchos (Nevada) (pop: 11,300) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SSE of Johnson Lane (Douglas County, Nevada) (pop: 6,490) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SE of South Lake Tahoe (El Dorado County) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) S of Nevada City (Lyon County) (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) S of Sparks (Nevada) (pop: 96,100) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SSE of Reno (Nevada) (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) E of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.43.3 km30km ENE of Dardanelle, CAUSGS
2.79 kmCENTRAL CALIFORNIAEMSC

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Visalia, CA (250.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short : Slight light hesdedness and a slight movement of my shopping cart. (reported through our app)  
Sleeping / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : It was a good shake  
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