Weak mag. 1.9 earthquake - 4km NNW of Little Lake, CA, USA, on Thursday, 21 January 2021 at 01:24 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 3 km depth
21 Jan 18:38 UTC: First to report: USGS after 17 hours.
Date & time: 21 Jan 2021 01:24:51 UTC -
Depth: 3.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.96867°N / 117.9155°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Coso (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) NNW of Pearsonville (pop: 17) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) NNW of Ridgecrest (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) E of Porterville (pop: 56,100) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) ENE of Oildale (Kern County) (pop: 32,700) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) NE of Arvin (pop: 20,900) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) NE of Bakersfield (pop: 373,600) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) E of Delano (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) ESE of Visalia (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) E of Tulare (pop: 62,300) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) N of Lancaster (pop: 161,100) --> See nearby quakes!
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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|M 1.9||3.3 km||4km NNW of Little Lake, 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 1.9, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.