Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - 2km WNW of Newman, CA, USA, on Wednesday, 7 Apr 2021 4:46 pm (GMT -7) -
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 1 km depth
8 Apr 10:16 UTC: First to report: USGS after 11 hours.
Date & time: 7 Apr 2021 23:46:03 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 7 Apr 2021 4:46 pm (GMT -7)
Depth: 0.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.32017°N / 121.039°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Mammoth Mountain (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) WNW of Newman (pop: 10,900) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSE of Patterson (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) WSW of Hilmar-Irwin (pop: 5,200) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SW of Turlock (pop: 72,300) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (20 mi) SSW of Ceres (pop: 48,000) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NNW of Los Banos (Merced County) (pop: 37,500) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) S of Modesto (pop: 211,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) W of Merced (pop: 82,400) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SSE of Stockton (pop: 305,700) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) E of San Jose (pop: 1,026,900) --> 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||0.8 km||2km WNW of Newman, 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.