Minor mag. 1.4 earthquake - 27km SSW of Los Banos, CA, USA, on Sunday, 28 March 2021 at 16:14 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.4 earthquake at 1 km depth
28 Mar 18:40 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 26 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Mar 2021 16:14:14 UTC -
Depth: 0.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.82633°N / 120.93283°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Mammoth Mountain (191 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) SSW of Los Banos (Merced County) (pop: 37,500) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) E of Hollister (pop: 37,500) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) ESE of Gilroy (pop: 53,200) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SW of Merced (pop: 82,400) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) ENE of Salinas (pop: 157,400) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) S of Turlock (pop: 72,300) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) W of Madera (pop: 64,200) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) S of Modesto (pop: 211,300) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) ESE of San Jose (pop: 1,026,900) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) SE of Fremont (pop: 232,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 106 joules (2.21 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.4||0.8 km||27km SSW of Los Banos, CA, USA||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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