Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 16 mi west of El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA, on Friday, Jun 18, 2021 1:22 am (GMT -7) -

Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 16 mi west of El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA, on Friday, Jun 18, 2021 1:22 am (GMT -7)

Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 12 km depth

18 Jun 08:24 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 2 minutes.
18 Jun 08:25: Now using data updates from EMSC
18 Jun 08:25: Now using data updates from USGS
18 Jun 14:08: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 12.0 to 11.7 km (from 7.5 to 7.3 mi).
Update Fri, 18 Jun 2021, 08:30
Small 3.5 quake hits near El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA
3.5 quake 18 Jun 1:22 am (GMT -7)
3.5 quake 18 Jun 1:22 am (GMT -7)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.5 occurred early morning on Friday 18 June 2021 at 1:22 am local time near El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA, as reported by the United States Geological Survey.
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a shallow depth of 7.5 miles. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.5 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Seeley (pop. 1,700) located 10 miles from the epicenter, Santa Isabel (pop. 29,300) 15 miles away, El Centro (pop. 44,000) 16 miles away, Heber (pop. 4,300) 17 miles away, Imperial (pop. 17,100) 18 miles away, Calexico (pop. 40,100) 19 miles away, Brawley (pop. 25,900) 25 miles away, Holtville (pop. 6,400) 27 miles away, and Puebla (pop. 15,200) 29 miles away.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Jun 18, 2021 08:22:25 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Jun 18, 2021 1:22 am (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 11.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.70733°N / 115.81933°W (Imperial, California, United States)
Antipode: 32.707°S / 64.181°E
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (10 mi) SW of Seeley (Imperial County) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) WNW of Santa Isabel (Baja California, Mexico) (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WSW of El Centro (pop: 44,000) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WNW of Progreso (Baja California, Mexico) (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SW of Imperial (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) W of Calexico (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SW of Brawley (Imperial County) (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) WSW of Holtville (pop: 6,400) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) WNW of Puebla (Baja California, Mexico) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
830 km (516 mi) SE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.512 km17km E of Ocotillo, CAUSGS
3.210 kmSOUTHERN CALIFORNIAEMSC

User reports for this quake (10)

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YUMA Arizona (110.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : This one actually made me feel nauseated...it was swaying back and forth, it started to become stronger,it was surfs up in kitty's water cup...here we go again. 152am Yuma Arizona, we're rocking again...very slight...a little disconcerting... | 4 users found this interesting.  
Calexico, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short : Just a single bump coming from north heading south felt it sitting on a sofa that is facing south | One user found this interesting.  
Pacific beach / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short : Felt bed shake !  
San Luis Río Colorado (122 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
92673 / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s
San Luis Río Colorado (122 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Tonopah (274.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
91381 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Mexicali / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Mexicali (35.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
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