Minor mag. 1.2 earthquake - 7km N of Chester, CA, USA, on Tuesday, 27 April 2021 at 20:30 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.2 earthquake at 9 km depth
27 Apr 21:40 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Depth: 8.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.36967°N / 121.22917°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Lassen (27 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) N of Chester (pop: 2,140) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) WNW of Westwood (pop: 1,650) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) W of Susanville (Lassen County) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NNE of Magalia (Butte County) (pop: 11,300) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NNE of Paradise (Butte County) (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NE of Chico (pop: 90,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) NNE of Oroville (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) ESE of Redding (pop: 91,600) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NW of Reno (Nevada) (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) NW of Sparks (Nevada) (pop: 96,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 106 joules (1.11 kilowatt hours) More info
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