Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 28km SSW of Smith Valley, NV, on Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021 4:30 pm (GMT -7) -
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 3 km depth
22 Sep 06:58 UTC: First to report: USGS after 7 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021 4:30 pm (GMT -7)
Depth: 3.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.54083°N / 119.41617°W↗ (Nevada, United States)
Antipode: 38.541°S / 60.584°E↗
Nearest volcano: Mono Lake (69 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) ENE of Walker (California) (pop: 721) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SSE of Topaz Ranch Estates (pop: 1,500) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SSW of Smith Valley (pop: 1,600) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SE of Gardnerville Ranchos (pop: 11,300) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SSE of Johnson Lane (Douglas County) (pop: 6,490) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SE of South Lake Tahoe (El Dorado County, California) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SSE of Carson City (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSE of Nevada City (Lyon County) (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SSE of Sparks (pop: 96,100) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) SSE of Reno (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.8||3.3 km||28km SSW of Smith Valley, NV||USGS|