Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - San Bernardino Comitatus County, 18 mi north of Barstow, San Bernardino County, California, USA, on Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020 6:05 am (GMT -8) -

Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - San Bernardino Comitatus County, 18 mi north of Barstow, San Bernardino County, California, USA, on Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020 6:05 am (GMT -8)

Weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 0 km depth

29 Dec 14:08 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
29 Dec 14:25: Magnitude recalculated from 2.3 to 2.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.8 to 0.3 km (from 0.5 to 0.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.8 km (2.4 mi) towards SW.
Date & time: 29 Dec 2020 14:05:27 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020 6:05 am (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 2.2
Depth: 0.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.14033°N / 117.13183°W (San Bernardino, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Lavic Lake (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) NNW of Barstow (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NNW of Barstow Heights (San Bernardino County) (pop: 24,200) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NNW of Barstow Heights (San Bernardino County) (pop: 24,200) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NNE of Adelanto (San Bernardino County) (pop: 33,200) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NNE of Victorville (pop: 122,200) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) N of Apple Valley (pop: 72,200) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SE of Ridgecrest (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) N of Hesperia (pop: 93,300) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) NE of Los Angeles (pop: 3,971,900) --> See nearby quakes!
545 km (339 mi) SE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 2.4°C (36 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.20.3 km29km NNW of Barstow, CA, USAUSGS
2.2 kmSOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, USAEMSC

User reports for this quake (2)

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Seaside CA (454.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was asleep in bed - I was awakened by what I felt was a mild rolling feeling, but knowing nothing else was going on motion wise, I just had to look up to see if it was what I thought it was...  
Coalinga, Ca / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
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