Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 1km NNE of Laguna Beach, CA, USA, on Friday, 16 April 2021 at 15:01 (GMT) -

Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 1km NNE of Laguna Beach, CA, USA, on Friday, 16 April 2021 at 15:01 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 14 km depth

16 Apr 20:32 UTC: First to report: USGS after 6 hours.
Date & time: 16 Apr 2021 15:01:00 UTC -
Magnitude: 2
Depth: 13.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.55183°N / 117.77933°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Lavic Lake (170 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) NNE of Laguna Beach (pop: 23,400) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) WSW of Aliso Viejo (pop: 50,200) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (5 mi) WNW of Laguna Niguel (pop: 65,800) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) WSW of Mission Viejo (pop: 97,200) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SW of Lake Forest (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SSE of Irvine (pop: 256,900) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) ESE of Newport Beach (pop: 87,100) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SE of Costa Mesa (pop: 113,200) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SSE of Anaheim (pop: 350,700) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ESE of Long Beach (pop: 474,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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2.014 km1km NNE of Laguna Beach, CA, USAUSGS

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