Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - 7km W of Madera, CA, USA, on Tuesday, 6 April 2021 at 04:00 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 18 km depth
6 Apr 06:18 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 17 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Apr 2021 04:00:46 UTC -
Depth: 18.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.95333°N / 120.14333°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Mammoth Mountain (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) W of Madera (pop: 64,200) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) SSE of Chowchilla (Madera County) (pop: 18,500) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) W of Bonadelle Ranchos-Madera Ranchos (Madera County) (pop: 8,570) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NW of Fresno (pop: 520,100) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) WNW of Clovis (pop: 104,200) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SE of Merced (pop: 82,400) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) E of Los Banos (Merced County) (pop: 37,500) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NNW of Hanford (pop: 55,700) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SE of Turlock (pop: 72,300) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SE of Stockton (pop: 305,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.7||18 km||7km W of Madera, CA, USA||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.7, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.