Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 10km SSW of Ferndale, CA, USA, on Wednesday, 12 May 2021 at 18:32 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 19 km depth
12 May 21:20 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 48 minutes.
Depth: 18.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.4905°N / 124.28933°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Mount Shasta (203 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SSW of Ferndale (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) W of Rio Dell (pop: 3,390) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SW of Fortuna (Humboldt County) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SSW of Indianola (pop: 823) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) SSW of Eureka (Humboldt County) (pop: 27,000) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSW of Bayside (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSW of Arcata (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSW of McKinleyville (Humboldt County) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) NW of Redway (pop: 1,230) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) W of Redding (pop: 91,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.1||19 km||10km SSW of Ferndale, CA, USA||USGS|
|2.1||18 km||NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, USA||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.1, 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.