Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - 8km W of Holtville, CA, USA, on Wednesday, 24 February 2021 at 16:56 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 6 km depth
24 Feb 22:12 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 hours.
Date & time: 24 Feb 2021 16:56:02 UTC -
Depth: 6.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.81917°N / 115.465°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) W of Holtville (pop: 6,400) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) ENE of El Centro (pop: 44,000) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) ESE of Imperial (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) N of Calexico (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSE of Brawley (Imperial County) (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) N of Mexicali (Baja California, Mexico) (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) E of Seeley (Imperial County) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNE of Santa Isabel (Baja California, Mexico) (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NNW of Puebla (Baja California, Mexico) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) S of Calipatria (pop: 7,420) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.0||6.4 km||8km W of Holtville, CA, USA||USGS|
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