Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 38km NNE of Covelo, CA, USA, on Saturday, 17 April 2021 at 20:39 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 40 km depth
18 Apr 19:02 UTC: First to report: USGS after 22 hours.
Depth: 39.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.10067°N / 123.04433°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) SE of Ruth (pop: 195) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) NNE of Covelo (pop: 1,260) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SSE of Hayfork (pop: 2,370) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) W of Red Bluff (Tehama County) (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) WSW of Anderson (Shasta County) (pop: 10,200) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) WNW of Corning (Tehama County) (pop: 7,550) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SW of Redding (pop: 91,600) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SW of Shasta Lake City (Shasta County) (pop: 10,200) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SW of Lake Shasta (pop: 10,200) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) WNW of Chico (pop: 90,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.3||40 km||38km NNE of Covelo, CA, USA||USGS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.