Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - 20km NW of Bayview, CA, on Friday, 21 May 2021 at 00:19 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 22 km depth
21 May 04:26 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 hours.
Depth: 22.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.89283°N / 124.35667°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Mount Shasta (190 km / 118 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) WNW of Samoa (pop: 258) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) WNW of Eureka (Humboldt County) (pop: 27,000) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) WSW of McKinleyville (Humboldt County) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) W of Arcata (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) WNW of Bayside (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SW of Westhaven-Moonstone (pop: 1,210) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NNW of Fortuna (Humboldt County) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NNW of Rio Dell (pop: 3,390) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) WNW of Redding (pop: 91,600) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) SW of Medford (Oregon) (pop: 79,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.4||22 km||20km NW of Bayview, CA||USGS|
|2.4||22 km||OFFSHORE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.