Mag. 0.9 earthquake - - 12km NE of Little Lake, CA, on 2018-12-12 14:42:43 -08:00
Minor magnitude 0.9 earthquake at 2 km depth
12 Dec 22:56 UTC: First to report: USGS after 14 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-12 14:42:43 -08:00
Depth: 1.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.01267°N / 117.80517°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Coso (2 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) ENE of Coso (Inyo County)
41 km (25 mi) N of Inyokern (Kern County) (pop: 1,100)
45 km (28 mi) NNW of Ridgecrest (Kern County) (pop: 28,800)
45 km (28 mi) NW of Searles Valley (San Bernardino County) (pop: 1,740)
74 km (46 mi) ENE of Alta Sierra (Kern County) (pop: 7,050)
100 km (62 mi) N of California City (Kern County) (pop: 13,300)
131 km (81 mi) NE of Bakersfield (pop: 373,600)
149 km (93 mi) N of Lancaster (pop: 161,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 106 joules (0.392 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 0.9||1.8 km||- 12km NE of Little Lake, CA||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 0.9, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.