Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - 3.1 mi northeast of Boron, California, on Monday, 16 November 2020 at 10:56 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 2 km depth
16 Nov 11:01 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 minutes.
Depth: 1.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.0295°N / 117.609°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Lavic Lake (95 km / 59 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) NE of Boron (Kern County) (pop: 2,250)
20 km (13 mi) E of North Edwards (pop: 1,060)
36 km (22 mi) SE of California City (Kern County) (pop: 13,300)
53 km (33 mi) NW of Adelanto (San Bernardino County) (pop: 33,200)
61 km (38 mi) NE of Lancaster (Los Angeles County) (pop: 161,100)
62 km (39 mi) NW of Victorville (San Bernardino County) (pop: 122,200)
68 km (42 mi) NE of Palmdale (Los Angeles County) (pop: 158,400)
525 km (326 mi) SE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.8||1.9 km||5km NE of Boron, CA, USA||USGS|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
SAN BERNARDINO / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s