Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - San Bernardino County, 12 mi north of Ridgecrest, Kern County, California, USA, on Sunday, 11 Apr 2021 2:45 am (GMT -7) -

Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - San Bernardino County, 12 mi north of Ridgecrest, Kern County, California, USA, on Sunday, 11 Apr 2021 2:45 am (GMT -7)

Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 6 km depth

11 Apr 09:48 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
Update Sun, 11 Apr 2021, 09:54
Magnitude 3.1 earthquake strikes near Ridgecrest, Kern County, California, USA
3.1 quake 11 Apr 2:45 am (GMT -7)
3.1 quake 11 Apr 2:45 am (GMT -7)
A very shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported early morning near Ridgecrest, Kern County, California, USA.
According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake hit on Sunday 11 April 2021 at 2:45 am local time at a very shallow depth of 3.7 miles. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.1 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Searles Valley (pop. 1,700) located 11 miles from the epicenter, Ridgecrest (pop. 28,800) 12 miles away, China Lake Acres (pop. 1,900) 14 miles away, and Inyokern (pop. 1,100) 15 miles away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 11 Apr 2021 09:45:37 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 11 Apr 2021 2:45 am (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.78667°N / 117.60083°W (San Bernardino, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Coso (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) W of Searles Valley (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NNE of Ridgecrest (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) NE of Magnolia (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) NNE of California City (Kern County) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) E of Alta Sierra (Kern County) (pop: 7,050) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) NNE of Lancaster (pop: 161,100) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) ENE of Bakersfield (pop: 373,600) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NNW of Victorville (pop: 122,200) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NNE of Palmdale (pop: 158,400) --> See nearby quakes!
464 km (289 mi) SE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.16 km18km W of Searles Valley, CA, USAUSGS
3.16 kmSOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, USAEMSC
2.52 kmNW OUREM.POR, PortugalIGN

User reports for this quake (7)

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Inyokern (22.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short : Quick jolt | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
92107 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up! My dog was scared too. | One user found this interesting.  
Glendale, Los Angeles, California (192.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating
Glendale, Los Angeles, California (192.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating
In bed / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Small vibrations  
Calabasas / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Selma ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short
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