Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - 5km NNW of Aromas, CA, USA on Wednesday, 16 September 2020
16 Sep 00:50 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.92867°N / 121.662°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Mammoth Mountain (246 km / 153 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) NW of Aromas (pop: 2,700)
7 km (4 mi) SE of Interlaken (pop: 7,300)
8 km (5 mi) NE of Pajaro (pop: 3,100)
50 km (31 mi) SE of San Jose (pop: 1,026,900)
116 km (72 mi) SE of San Francisco (pop: 864,800)
169 km (105 mi) W of Fresno (pop: 520,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 16 Sep 00:48 UTC||M 2.5 / 7 km||5km NNW of Aromas, CA, USA||USGS|
|Wed, 16 Sep 00:48 UTC||M 2.5 / 7 km||Northern California, USA||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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