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Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 17km SW of Oasis, CA (USA) on Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake  - 17km SW of Oasis, CA (USA) on Wednesday, 15 January 2020
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.8 to 8.9 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.9 to 9.3 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 15 January 2020 20:16 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-15 12:16:16 -08:00
Magnitude: 1.8
Depth: 9.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.34117°N / 116.20017°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (56 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.2*10^7 J (8.78 KWh) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
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"I felt it" reports:
Spring Valley, California / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Spring valley, CA 91977 / MMI IV (Light shaking): First time feeling earthquake in this 2 story house. Been here 7 years. Cats freaked right before it happened.
No / MMI III (Weak shaking): North La Jolla jumped up !!!! A good shake - thought it might be super boom
Spring Valley (99.2 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): 12:30 there was an enormous physical and audible Boom that I thought was going to be an earthquake. The entire house seemed to have jumped and the windows rattled, but it was a single jolt.
5620 Dolphin Place, La Jolla, CA 92037 (115.8 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): It was a quick strong shake that rattled my glass windows/doors.
clairmont sandiego / not felt: 1 loud boom
La Jolla, Windansea Beach in home. / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting at my desk at home and there was a huge BOOM, like a large meteor fall on our roof. Our dog kind of reacted but neighbors dog ran outside down the beach.
La Jolla / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Kearney Mesa / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Fast jolting single shake. Everyone in my 4 story medical building felt it.
San Diego, ca / MMI III (Weak shaking): Window rattled, walls creeked, quick jolt
San D / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Quick boom, rattled door, little shaking
La Jolla,CA 92037 / MMI IV (Light shaking): Big boom and shake
LA JOLLA / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(115.4 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Very short jolt with boom
Cardiff by the Sea / MMI IV (Light shaking): Not sure we all felt an earthquake - maybe sonic boom but loud noise and shaking - looks like from at least Spring Valley and Chula Vista to Encinitas.
La jolla, ca / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
La Jolla, CA / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Loud boom while on my deck I could feel the brief shaking under my feet.
point loma / MMI V (Moderate shaking): a very large boom and my wall shook did not realize it was a quake I though something hit outside very sudden and very loud
North Park / MMI IV (Light shaking): felt it in North Park San Diego; window rattled.
San Diego, CA / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(117.1 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt like a sudden quick quake. Noticeable but not worrisome.
Del Cerro, San Diego (104 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sudden loud noise. No shaking felt.
(120.5 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sudden jolt and shaking of building windows.
Solana Beach, CA / MMI IV (Light shaking): A very short, loud explosion. Seemed more like an explosion than earthquake. Walls and windows shook. Thought it might have cracked something inside a wall.
Encinitas, CA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(108 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): One big boom and the house moved sharply...like a nearby large explosion...happened at 12:37pm
La Jolla, CA / MMI IV (Light shaking): One fast jolt through the entire house at the same time as if It had been struck.
Chula vista ca / MMI V (Moderate shaking): My house jump for 1 second
Spring valley, ca 91977 (94.9 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): House shook as if something hit the side of it. Very quick, just one big jolt.

 

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