Minor mag. 0.3 earthquake - 12km E of Mammoth Lakes, CA, USA, on Saturday, 16 January 2021 at 04:22 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 0.3 earthquake at 7 km depth
16 Jan 09:36 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 hours.
Date & time: 16 Jan 2021 04:22:49 UTC -
Depth: 6.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.6365°N / 118.84217°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Long Valley (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) E of Mammoth Lakes (pop: 7,950) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NW of Bishop (pop: 3,810) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) NE of Clovis (pop: 104,200) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) NNE of Sanger (Fresno County) (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) NNE of Reedley (Fresno County) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) NE of Fresno (pop: 520,100) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) NE of Madera (pop: 64,200) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) ENE of Merced (pop: 82,400) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) NNE of Visalia (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) NNE of Hanford (pop: 55,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 105 joules (0.049 kilowatt hours) More info
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|0.3||6.8 km||12km E of Mammoth Lakes, CA, USA||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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