Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Inyo County, 38 mi north of Ridgecrest, Kern County, California, USA, on Friday, 18 Jun 2021 11:13 am (GMT -7) -

Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Inyo County, 38 mi north of Ridgecrest, Kern County, California, USA, on Friday, 18 Jun 2021 11:13 am (GMT -7)

Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 5 km depth

18 Jun 18:16 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
Update Fri, 18 Jun 2021, 18:21
Small magnitude 3.1 quake hits 38 miles northwest of Ridgecrest, California, United States in the morning
3.1 quake 18 Jun 11:13 am (GMT -7)
3.1 quake 18 Jun 11:13 am (GMT -7)
Just 7 minutes ago, a 3.1-magnitude earthquake struck near Ridgecrest, Kern County, California, USA. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Friday 18 June 2021 at 11:13 am local time, at a very shallow depth of 3.3 miles below the surface.
The event was filed by the United States Geological Survey, the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.1 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Olancha (pop. 190) located 11 miles from the epicenter. In Lone Pine (pop. 2,000, 33 miles away), China Lake Acres (pop. 1,900, 36 miles away), Ridgecrest (pop. 28,800, 38 miles away), Weldon (pop. 2,600, 39 miles away), and Alta Sierra (pop. 7,000, 45 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 18 Jun 2021 18:13:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 18 Jun 2021 11:13 am (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 5.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.13933°N / 117.92367°W (Inyo, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Coso (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) SSE of Olancha (pop: 192) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSE of Lone Pine (pop: 2,040) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) NNW of Ridgecrest (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NNE of Weldon (pop: 2,640) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) NE of Alta Sierra (Kern County) (pop: 7,050) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) E of Porterville (pop: 56,100) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) E of Visalia (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) E of Tulare (pop: 62,300) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) NE of Bakersfield (pop: 373,600) --> See nearby quakes!
416 km (259 mi) SE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.15.3 km11km NNE of Coso Junction, CAUSGS

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