Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 20km W of Petrolia, CA, USA, on Wednesday, 3 Mar 2021 5:21 pm (GMT +0) -
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 21 km depth
4 Mar 03:48 UTC: First to report: USGS after 10 hours.
Date & time: 3 Mar 2021 17:21:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 3 Mar 2021 5:21 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 20.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.30317°N / 124.51567°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (211 km / 131 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) SW of Ferndale (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) WSW of Rio Dell (pop: 3,390) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SW of Fortuna (Humboldt County) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) WNW of Redway (pop: 1,230) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SSW of Eureka (Humboldt County) (pop: 27,000) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SSW of Bayside (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SSW of Arcata (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SSW of McKinleyville (Humboldt County) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (113 mi) W of Redding (pop: 91,600) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) NW of Windsor (Sonoma County) (pop: 27,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.1||21 km||20km W of Petrolia, CA, USA||USGS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.1, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
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