Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 9.4 mi west of South El Monte, Los Angeles County, California, USA, on Saturday, 28 Nov 2020 1:05 pm (GMT -8) -

Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 9.4 mi west of South El Monte, Los Angeles County, California, USA, on Saturday, 28 Nov 2020 1:05 pm (GMT -8)

Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 6 km depth

28 Nov 21:08 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
28 Nov 21:09: Magnitude recalculated from 2.4 to 2.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.8 to 5.6 km (from 3.6 to 3.5 mi).
Date & time: 28 Nov 2020 21:05:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 28 Nov 2020 1:05 pm (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 2.3
Depth: 5.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.04417°N / 118.21017°W (Los Angeles County, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Lavic Lake (165 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) NNW of Boyle Heights (pop: 92,800) --> See nearby quakes!
3 km (2 mi) ESE of Los Angeles (pop: 3,971,900) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (3 mi) WNW of East Los Angeles (pop: 126,500) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) N of Huntington Park (pop: 59,400) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) WSW of Monterey Park (pop: 61,500) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) E of Koreatown (pop: 124,300) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SW of Alhambra (pop: 85,600) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) N of South Gate (pop: 96,400) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) SSE of Glendale (pop: 201,000) --> See nearby quakes!
584 km (363 mi) SSE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 21.4°C (71 F), humidity: 12%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.35.6 km4km ESE of Los Angeles, CA, USAUSGS
M 2.36 kmGREATER LOS ANGELES AREA, CALIF., USAEMSC

User reports for this quake (15)

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At magnitude 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.
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Highland Park, LA / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : I’m visiting from WI- this was my first experience with an earthquake. Although it was slight shaking I realized right away what itcwas
Highland Park, LA / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : I’m visiting from WI- this was my first experience with an earthquake. Although it was slight shaking I realized right away what itcwas
Highland Park, LA / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : I’m visiting from WI- this was my first experience with an earthquake. Although it was slight shaking I realized right away what itcwas
90003 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : It felt like something heavy had dropped, when we didn't find anything wrong or moved. It was a very strong bang.
Los Angeles / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : It felt like the beginning of a bigger quake but then it was over as quick as it began.
Los Angeles,Ca / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : It was not a strong shake at all it was more of a small shake and a final jolt
Los Angeles / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : It felt like the beginning of a bigger quake but then it was over as quick as it began.
Los Angeles / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / very short
South Los Angeles, Calif 90047 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt a strong jolt. I've been looking on Google to find it. Finally reported 13 minutes later.
Maywood,ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vibration and rolling / very short : Rolling and sudden stop.
80th and western in Los Angeles, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
BOYLE HEIGHTS / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short
Huntington park / not felt / single vertical bump / very short : Felt like something hit my house (single push/bump)
highland park/montecito hts / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : definitely felt the shaking that lasted about 1 second
Los Angeles , Central city / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s : Floor shaking , chair swayed back and forth
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