Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 6km NNE of Avenal, CA, USA, on Thursday, 25 February 2021 at 13:36 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
26 Feb 05:24 UTC: First to report: USGS after 16 hours.
Date & time: 25 Feb 2021 13:36:41 UTC -
Depth: 10.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.0585°N / 120.10233°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Golden Trout Creek (163 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) NNE of Avenal (Kings County) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) WNW of Kettleman City (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) S of Huron (Fresno County) (pop: 6,840) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) ESE of Coalinga (Fresno County) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SW of Lemoore (Kings County) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) W of Corcoran (Kings County) (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SW of Hanford (pop: 55,700) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) WSW of Tulare (pop: 62,300) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSW of Fresno (pop: 520,100) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) NW of Bakersfield (pop: 373,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.3||10.1 km||6km NNE of Avenal, CA, USA||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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