Minor mag. 0.4 earthquake - 10km E of Mammoth Lakes, CA, USA, on Saturday, 16 Jan 2021 5:28 am (GMT +0) -
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Minor magnitude 0.4 earthquake at 6 km depth
16 Jan 09:48 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 hours.
Date & time: 16 Jan 2021 05:28:41 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 16 Jan 2021 5:28 am (GMT +0)
Depth: 5.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.638°N / 118.8605°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Long Valley (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) E of Mammoth Lakes (pop: 7,950) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NW of Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek (pop: 2,650) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NE of Clovis (pop: 104,200) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) NNE of Sanger (Fresno County) (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) NNE of Reedley (Fresno County) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) NE of Fresno (pop: 520,100) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) NE of Madera (pop: 64,200) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) ENE of Merced (pop: 82,400) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NNE of Visalia (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (100 mi) NNE of Hanford (pop: 55,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 105 joules (0.07 kilowatt hours) More info
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|0.4||5.9 km||10km E of Mammoth Lakes, CA, USA||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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