Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 11 mi east of Ridgecrest, Kern County, California, on Wednesday, 18 November 2020 at 08:47 (GMT) -

Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake  - 11 mi east of Ridgecrest, Kern County, California, on Wednesday, 18 November 2020 at 08:47 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 9 km depth

18 Nov 08:50 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
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Date & time: 18 Nov 2020 08:47:08 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.1
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.61°N / 117.47°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Coso (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) E of Ridgecrest (Kern County) (pop: 28,800)
19 km (11 mi) SW of Searles Valley (San Bernardino County) (pop: 1,740)
30 km (19 mi) NE of Johannesburg (Kern County) (pop: 172)
31 km (19 mi) E of Inyokern (Kern County) (pop: 1,100)
70 km (43 mi) NE of Boron (Kern County) (pop: 2,250)
71 km (44 mi) NE of California City (Kern County) (pop: 13,300)
74 km (46 mi) E of Weldon (Kern County) (pop: 2,640)
91 km (56 mi) NW of Barstow Heights (San Bernardino County) (pop: 24,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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M 2.110 km18km E of Ridgecrest, CA, USAUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

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San Francisco / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Around this time I was laying in bed on the third story I felt the whole building rattle and so did my husband the bathroom. Very short, sounds like a train sped by for a sec.
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Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 11 mi east of Ridgecrest, Kern County, California, on Wednesday, 18 November 2020 at 08:47 (GMT)
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