Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - Quarry Blast - 6km NNW of Boron, CA, USA, on Wednesday, 14 April 2021 at 23:33 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 1 km depth
14 Apr 23:50 UTC: First to report: USGS after 17 minutes.
Depth: 0.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.04733°N / 117.66717°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Lavic Lake (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (3 mi) NNW of Boron (pop: 2,250) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) ENE of North Edwards (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ENE of Rosamond (Kern County) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NE of Lancaster (pop: 161,100) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NE of Palmdale (pop: 158,400) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NNW of Victorville (pop: 122,200) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) NW of Apple Valley (pop: 72,200) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NNW of Hesperia (pop: 93,300) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) NNE of Los Angeles (pop: 3,971,900) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) ESE of Bakersfield (pop: 373,600) --> 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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