Minor mag. 1.0 earthquake - Quarry Blast - 46km NE of Holtville, CA, USA, on Thursday, 18 Feb 2021 7:00 pm (GMT +0) -
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Minor magnitude 1.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
18 Feb 22:12 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 hours.
Date & time: 18 Feb 2021 19:00:27 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 18 Feb 2021 7:00 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 0.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.06267°N / 114.99533°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) SW of Rhodes Ranch (Arizona) (pop: 250) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) E of Brawley (Imperial County) (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NW of Arizona (pop: 94,100) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NNW of Somerton (Yuma County, Arizona) (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) ENE of Imperial (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) ENE of El Centro (pop: 44,000) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (39 mi) NE of Calexico (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NNW of San Luis (Yuma County, Arizona) (pop: 31,500) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NW of Fortuna Foothills (Yuma County, Arizona) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SSW of Blythe (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 106 joules (0.554 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.0||0.2 km||Quarry Blast - 46km NE of Holtville, CA, USA||USGS|
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