Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - Quarry Blast - 45km NE of Holtville, CA, USA, on Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021 7:06 pm (GMT +0) -
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 0 km depth
24 Feb 17:20 UTC: First to report: USGS after 22 hours.
Date & time: 23 Feb 2021 19:06:47 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021 7:06 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 0.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.07083°N / 115.00983°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) SW of Rhodes Ranch (Arizona) (pop: 250) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ENE of Brawley (Imperial County) (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NW of Arizona (pop: 94,100) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) ENE of Imperial (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NNW of Somerton (Yuma County, Arizona) (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) ENE of El Centro (pop: 44,000) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NE of Calexico (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NNW of San Luis (Yuma County, Arizona) (pop: 31,500) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SSW of Blythe (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NW of Fortuna Foothills (Yuma County, Arizona) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.8||0.3 km||Quarry Blast - 45km NE of Holtville, CA, USA||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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