Mag. 1.2 earthquake - 17km NE of Olancha, CA (USA), on Thursday, 1 October 2009 at 21:39 (GMT)

Mag. 1.2 earthquake  - 17km NE of Olancha, CA (USA), on Thursday, 1 October 2009 at 21:39 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 1.2 earthquake at 6 km depth

Date & time: 1 Oct 2009 09:39:59 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 1.2
Depth: 5.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.392°N / 117.878°W (--, United States)
Nearest volcano: Golden Trout Creek (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) S of Keeler (Inyo County, California) (pop: 66)
15 km (10 mi) ENE of Cartago (Inyo County, California) (pop: 92)
17 km (10 mi) SE of Bartlett (Inyo County, California)
29 km (18 mi) SE of Lone Pine (Inyo County, California) (pop: 2,040)
88 km (54 mi) NNW of Ridgecrest (Kern County, California) (pop: 28,800)
95 km (59 mi) NE of Alta Sierra (Kern County, California) (pop: 7,050)
153 km (95 mi) NE of Bakersfield (Kern County, California) (pop: 373,600)
174 km (108 mi) ESE of Fresno (California) (pop: 520,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4 x 106 joules (1.11 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 1.25.5 km17km NE of Olancha, CA (USA)USGS
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Mag. 1.2 earthquake - 17km NE of Olancha, CA (USA), on Thursday, 1 October 2009 at 21:39 (GMT)
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