Simi Valley (82.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s
Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 19km ENE of Grapevine, CA, USA, on Wednesday, 5 May 2021 at 14:38 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 28 km depth
5 May 14:42 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 minutes.
Depth: 28.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.01917°N / 118.747°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Coso (140 km / 87 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) SW of Stallion Springs (pop: 2,490) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SSE of Arvin (pop: 20,900) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSE of Lamont (Kern County) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SSE of Bakersfield (pop: 373,600) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SSE of Oildale (Kern County) (pop: 32,700) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) NNW of Valencia (pop: 148,500) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) WNW of Lancaster (pop: 161,100) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NNW of Santa Clarita (pop: 182,400) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NW of Palmdale (pop: 158,400) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NNE of Oxnard (pop: 207,300) --> 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|2.3||28 km||19km ENE of Grapevine, CA, USA||USGS|
|2.3||28 km||CENTRAL CALIFORNIA, USA||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (1)At 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.