Small magnitude 3.5 earthquake 1 miles west of Willowbrook, California, United States

Wed, 20 Jan 2021, 16:51
16:51 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
3.5 quake 20 Jan 8:31 am (GMT -8)
3.5 quake 20 Jan 8:31 am (GMT -8)
Just 7 minutes ago, a 3.5-magnitude earthquake struck near Willowbrook, Los Angeles County, California, USA. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Wednesday 20 January 2021 at 8:31 am local time, at a shallow depth of 12 miles below the surface.
The event was filed by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.5 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Willowbrook (pop. 36,000) located 1 miles from the epicenter, Westmont (pop. 31,900) 3 miles away, Compton (pop. 98,500) 3 miles away, Gardena (pop. 60,400) 3 miles away, Florence-Graham (pop. 63,400) 4 miles away, South Gate (pop. 96,400) 4 miles away, Hawthorne (pop. 88,500) 5 miles away, Huntington Park (pop. 59,400) 5 miles away, and Los Angeles (pop. 3,971,900) 9 miles away.
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Earthquake data:
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Date & time: 20 Jan 2021 8:31 am (GMT -8) local time (20 Jan 2021 16:31 GMT)
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 18.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.92°N / 118.27°W (Los Angeles County, California, United States)
Primary data source: USGS

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Wed, 20 Jan 2021, 16:33
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