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Small 3.0 quake hits near Sparks, Washoe County, Nevada, USA

Fri, 23 Jul 2021, 16:01
3.0 quake 23 Jul 8:50 am (GMT -7)
3.0 quake 23 Jul 8:50 am (GMT -7)
A magnitude 3.0 earthquake near Sparks, Washoe County, Nevada, USA, was reported only 9 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey, considered the key international and national agency that monitors seismic activity in the US. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 7.8 miles beneath the epicenter in the morning on Friday 23 July 2021 at 8:50 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.0 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Stagecoach (pop. 1,900) located 5 miles from the epicenter, Silver Springs (pop. 5,300) 13 miles away, and Nevada City (pop. 9,000) 13 miles away. In Fernley (pop. 19,400, 18 miles away), Sparks (pop. 96,100, 18 miles away), Reno (pop. 241,400, 21 miles away), Sun Valley (pop. 19,300, 22 miles away), Spanish Springs (pop. 15,100, 22 miles away), Carson City (pop. 54,500, 23 miles away), and South Lake Tahoe (pop. 21,700, 43 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.

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Earthquake data:
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Date & time: 23 Jul 2021 8:50 am (GMT -7) local time (23 Jul 2021 15:50 GMT)
Magnitude: 3.0
Depth: 12.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.4°N / 119.46°W (Lyon, Nevada, United States)
Primary data source: USGS

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