Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - 15km SSW of Olancha, CA, USA, on Monday, 18 January 2021 at 20:53 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 2 km depth
19 Jan 19:40 UTC: First to report: USGS after 23 hours.
Date & time: 18 Jan 2021 20:53:31 UTC -
Depth: 1.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.15667°N / 118.06917°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Coso (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) SSW of Olancha (pop: 192) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NNW of Ridgecrest (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) E of Porterville (pop: 56,100) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) E of Visalia (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) ENE of Delano (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) E of Tulare (pop: 62,300) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NE of Oildale (Kern County) (pop: 32,700) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) NE of Bakersfield (pop: 373,600) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) E of Hanford (pop: 55,700) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) ESE of Clovis (pop: 104,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.7||1.9 km||15km SSW of Olancha, CA, USA||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.7, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.