Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - 14 mi south of Thousand Oaks, California, on Sunday, 15 November 2020 at 05:36 (GMT) -

Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake  - 14 mi south of Thousand Oaks, California, on Sunday, 15 November 2020 at 05:36 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 13 km depth

15 Nov 05:39 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
15 Nov 05:40: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 14.0 to 13.1 km (from 8.7 to 8.1 mi).
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Date & time: 15 Nov 2020 05:36:15 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.2
Depth: 13.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.97517°N / 118.8915°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Lavic Lake (225 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) SW of Malibu (pop: 13,000)
22 km (14 mi) SW of Thousand Oaks (Ventura County) (pop: 129,300)
30 km (19 mi) SE of Camarillo (Ventura County) (pop: 67,600)
34 km (21 mi) SW of Woodland Hills (pop: 70,000)
34 km (21 mi) SW of Simi Valley (Ventura County) (pop: 126,800)
36 km (22 mi) SE of Oxnard (Ventura County) (pop: 207,300)
60 km (37 mi) W of Los Angeles (pop: 3,971,900)
563 km (350 mi) SE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 2.213 km8km WSW of Malibu, CA, USAUSGS

User reports for this quake (3)

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At magnitude 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.
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Newbury Park / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : We thought at first something or someone had ran into our window. But it was bigger than that my two kids immediately woke up (I have very light sleepers).then we checked this sight and found we had an earthquake.
Newbury park / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : 1 very quick 1 second jolt in Newbury Park ca.
Westlake Village / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
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Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - 14 mi south of Thousand Oaks, California, on Sunday, 15 November 2020 at 05:36 (GMT)
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