Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 6km NNW of Yosemite Lakes, CA, USA, on Thursday, 8 Apr 2021 8:54 am (GMT -7) -
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 20 km depth
8 Apr 17:08 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 14 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Apr 2021 15:54:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 8 Apr 2021 8:54 am (GMT -7)
Depth: 19.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.24517°N / 119.79367°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Mammoth Mountain (80 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NNW of Yosemite Lakes (pop: 4,950) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) WSW of Texas Flat (pop: 1,840) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (25 mi) NE of Madera (pop: 64,200) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) ENE of Chowchilla (Madera County) (pop: 18,500) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) N of Clovis (pop: 104,200) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) N of Fresno (pop: 520,100) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) E of Merced (pop: 82,400) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NNW of Sanger (Fresno County) (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) ESE of Turlock (pop: 72,300) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) ESE of Modesto (pop: 211,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.6||20 km||6km NNW of Yosemite Lakes, 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 1.6, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.