Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - Quarry Blast - 7km SSW of Mojave, CA, USA, on Friday, 7 May 2021 at 18:58 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 1 km depth
7 May 22:50 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 hours.
Depth: 0.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.99183°N / 118.18967°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Coso (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) S of Mojave (pop: 4,240) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) N of Rosamond (Kern County) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SW of California City (Kern County) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) N of Lancaster (pop: 161,100) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) N of Palmdale (pop: 158,400) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NNE of Valencia (pop: 148,500) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) NNE of Santa Clarita (pop: 182,400) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) ESE of Bakersfield (pop: 373,600) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) N of Burbank (pop: 105,300) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) NW of San Bernardino (pop: 216,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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