Weak mag. 1.9 earthquake - 15km SSW of Olancha, CA, USA, on Wednesday, 20 Jan 2021 2:39 am (GMT -8) -

Weak mag. 1.9 earthquake - 15km SSW of Olancha, CA, USA, on Wednesday, 20 Jan 2021 2:39 am (GMT -8)

Weak magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 3 km depth

20 Jan 10:42 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
20 Jan 10:44: Magnitude recalculated from 2.0 to 1.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 3.0 to 2.8 km (from 1.9 to 1.7 mi).
Date & time: 20 Jan 2021 10:39:41 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 20 Jan 2021 2:39 am (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 1.9
Depth: 2.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.15633°N / 118.07567°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Coso (27 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) SSW of Olancha (pop: 192) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) NNW of Ridgecrest (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
85 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!
114 km (71 mi) E of Tulare (pop: 62,300) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 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!
142 km (88 mi) E of Hanford (pop: 55,700) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (102 mi) ESE of Clovis (pop: 104,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 8.2°C (47 F), humidity: 24%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from NW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 107 joules (12.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 1.92.8 km15km SSW of Olancha, CA, USAUSGS

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At magnitude 1.9, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.
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