Mag. 1.5 earthquake - 19km E of Little Lake, CA, USA, on Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021 9:18 am (GMT -8) -

Mag. 1.5 earthquake  - 19km E of Little Lake, CA, USA, on Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021 9:18 am (GMT -8)

Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 4 km depth

13 Jan 17:20 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
13 Jan 17:22: Magnitude recalculated from 1.6 to 1.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.6 to 2.1 km (from 1.6 to 1.3 mi).
13 Jan 22:14: Magnitude recalculated from 1.3 to 1.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.1 to 3.7 km (from 1.3 to 2.3 mi).
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Date & time: 13 Jan 2021 17:18:33 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021 9:18 am (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 1.5
Depth: 3.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.90583°N / 117.70067°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Coso (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) NE of Pearsonville (pop: 17) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NNE of Inyokern (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) WNW of Searles Valley (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) N of Ridgecrest (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) E of Porterville (pop: 56,100) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) ENE of Bakersfield (pop: 373,600) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NNE of Lancaster (pop: 161,100) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) ESE of Visalia (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
3579 km (2224 mi) W of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
3579 km (2224 mi) W of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 7.6°C (46 F), humidity: 38%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from N
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 107 joules (3.12 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 1.53.7 km19km E of Little Lake, CA, USAUSGS

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At magnitude 1.5, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.
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Mag. 1.5 earthquake - 19km E of Little Lake, CA, USA, on Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021 9:18 am (GMT -8)
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