Minor mag. 1.5 earthquake - 28km SSW of Smith Valley, NV, on Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021 9:26 am (GMT -7) -
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Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 4 km depth
21 Sep 18:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 4 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021 9:26 am (GMT -7)
Depth: 4.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.535°N / 119.40983°W↗ (Nevada, United States)
Antipode: 38.535°S / 60.59°E↗
Nearest volcano: Mono Lake (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) ENE of Walker (California) (pop: 721) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSE of Topaz Ranch Estates (pop: 1,500) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) S of Smith Valley (pop: 1,600) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SE of Gardnerville Ranchos (pop: 11,300) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SSE of Johnson Lane (Douglas County) (pop: 6,490) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) SE of South Lake Tahoe (El Dorado County, California) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (48 mi) SSE of Carson City (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SSE of Nevada City (Lyon County) (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) SSE of Sparks (pop: 96,100) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SSE of Reno (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 107 joules (3.12 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.5||4.2 km||28km SSW of Smith Valley, NV||USGS|