Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - Quarry Blast - 5km S of Mojave, CA, USA, on Tuesday, 20 April 2021 at 21:40 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 1 km depth
20 Apr 22:25 UTC: First to report: USGS after 45 minutes.
Depth: 0.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.00683°N / 118.1745°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Coso (118 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) S of Mojave (pop: 4,240) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) N of Rosamond (Kern County) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) SW of California City (Kern County) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (21 mi) N of Lancaster (pop: 161,100) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) N of Palmdale (pop: 158,400) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) NNE of Valencia (pop: 148,500) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NNE of Santa Clarita (pop: 182,400) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ESE of Bakersfield (pop: 373,600) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) N of Burbank (pop: 105,300) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) NW of San Bernardino (pop: 216,100) --> 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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