Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Mono County, California, 45 mi southeast of Carson City, Nevada, USA, on Monday, July 12, 2021 at 02:04 (GMT) -

Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Mono County, California, 45 mi southeast of Carson City, Nevada, USA, on Monday, July 12, 2021 at 02:04 (GMT)

Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 2 km depth

12 Jul 02:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 minutes.
12 Jul 02:07: Now using data updates from USGS
Date & time: Jul 12, 2021 02:04:36 UTC -
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.57333°N / 119.43733°W (Mono, California, United States)
Antipode: 38.573°S / 60.563°E
Nearest volcano: Mono Lake (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) E of Coleville (pop: 495) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSE of Topaz Ranch Estates (Nevada) (pop: 1,500) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SSW of Smith Valley (Nevada) (pop: 1,600) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SE of Gardnerville Ranchos (Nevada) (pop: 11,300) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SSW of Greenfield (Nevada) (pop: 3,060) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSE of Johnson Lane (Douglas County, Nevada) (pop: 6,490) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SE of South Lake Tahoe (El Dorado County) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) SSE of Sparks (Nevada) (pop: 96,100) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SSE of Reno (Nevada) (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 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

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.02 km25km SSW of Smith Valley, NVUSGS
3.02 kmCENTRAL CALIFORNIAEMSC

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Milpitas / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
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