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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 10km NE of Coso Junction, CA (USA) on Wednesday, 17 July 2019

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.1 quake: 18km W of Searles Valley, CA (USA), 6 Jul 2019 03h19, which had occurred 11 days earlier.
Light mag. 4.4 earthquake  - 10km NE of Coso Junction, CA (USA) on Wednesday, 17 July 2019
17 Jul 02:32 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
Jul 17 02:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 3.9 to 4.8 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 17 July 2019 02:29 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-07-16 18:29:07 -08:00
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 4.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.11633°N / 117.88433°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Coso (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (26 mi) S of Keeler (pop: 100)
57 km (35 mi) SE of Lone Pine (pop: 2,000)
58 km (36 mi) NW of Ridgecrest (pop: 28,800)
132 km (82 mi) NE of Bakersfield (pop: 373,600)
159 km (99 mi) N of Lancaster (pop: 161,100)
183 km (114 mi) SE of Fresno (pop: 520,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 17 Jul 02:29 UTCM 4.4 / 4.8 km10km NE of Coso Junction, CA (USA)USGS

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247.6 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Riverside / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : House settling pops and a slight wiggle. Live in Mobile home on elevated piers. No solid foundation
lancaster ca / Weak shaking (MMI III) : sharp jolt, east to west
474 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Upland,Ca 91786 (225.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
notthridge (205.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
133.1 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
132.8 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
224.5 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
54.5 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
231.4 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt a jolt followed by waves of shaking... its still happening now...!! (reported through our app)
231.7 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
224.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
75.4 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)

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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 10km NE of Coso Junction, CA (USA) on Wednesday, 17 July 2019

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