Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 18km W of Petrolia, CA, USA, on Wednesday, 28 April 2021 at 09:56 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 21 km depth
28 Apr 09:59 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
Depth: 20.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.3005°N / 124.49516°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (209 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (23 mi) SSW of Ferndale (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SW of Rio Dell (pop: 3,390) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SW of Fortuna (Humboldt County) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) WNW of Redway (pop: 1,230) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SSW of Eureka (Humboldt County) (pop: 27,000) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) SSW of Bayside (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SSW of Arcata (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSW of McKinleyville (Humboldt County) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) W of Redding (pop: 91,600) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) NW of Windsor (Sonoma County) (pop: 27,500) --> 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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|2.0||21 km||18km W of Petrolia, CA, USA||USGS|
|2.0||21 km||OFFSHORE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, USA||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.0, 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.