Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - Inyo County, 21 mi north of Ridgecrest, Kern County, California, USA, on 2019-10-27 02:18:19 -08:00 -
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 8 km depth
27 Oct 10:22 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Oct 2019 10:18:19 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2019-10-27 02:18:19 -08:00
Depth: 7.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.92117°N / 117.71617°W (Inyo County, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Coso (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) NE of Pearsonville (pop: 17) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) N of Ridgecrest (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) E of Porterville (pop: 56,100) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (82 mi) ENE of Bakersfield (pop: 373,600) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) E of Delano (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) NNE of Lancaster (pop: 161,100) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) ESE of Visalia (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) E of Tulare (pop: 62,300) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) NNE of Palmdale (pop: 158,400) --> See nearby quakes!
447 km (277 mi) SE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.6||7.6 km||17km E of Little Lake, CA (USA)||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.