Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 10.6 mi west of Furnace Creek, Inyo County, California, USA, on Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 11:13 pm (GMT -8) -

Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 10.6 mi west of Furnace Creek, Inyo County, California, USA, on Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 11:13 pm (GMT -8)

Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 8 km depth

15 Jan 07:59 UTC: First to report: USGS after 46 minutes.
15 Jan 19:06: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 14.0 to 8.3 km (from 8.7 to 5.2 mi).
15 Jan 22:06: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.3 to 8.0 km (from 5.2 to 5 mi).
Date & time: 15 Jan 2021 07:13:57 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 11:13 pm (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 2.3
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.45167°N / 117.04333°W (Inyo County, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Ubehebe Craters (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) W of Furnace Creek (pop: 24) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) WNW of Pahrump (Nye County, Nevada) (pop: 36,400) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) NNE of Ridgecrest (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) WNW of Spring Valley (Nevada) (pop: 178,400) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) WNW of Enterprise (Nevada) (pop: 108,500) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) W of Las Vegas (Nevada) (pop: 623,700) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) ENE of Porterville (pop: 56,100) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) NE of Bakersfield (pop: 373,600) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) NNE of Lancaster (pop: 161,100) --> See nearby quakes!
459 km (285 mi) ESE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 9.4°C (49 F), humidity: 24%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NNW
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 2.38 km17km W of Furnace Creek, CA, USAUSGS
M 2.314 kmCENTRAL CALIFORNIA, USAEMSC

User reports for this quake

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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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