Minor mag. 1.4 earthquake - 3km ENE of Dana Point, CA, on Friday, July 9, 2021 at 16:00 (GMT) -

Minor mag. 1.4 earthquake - 3km ENE of Dana Point, CA, on Friday, July 9, 2021 at 16:00 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 1.4 earthquake at 26 km depth

9 Jul 16:04 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
Date & time: Jul 9, 2021 16:00:56 UTC -
Magnitude: 1.4
Depth: 26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.47567°N / 117.6715°W (California, United States)
Antipode: 33.476°S / 62.329°E
Nearest volcano: Lavic Lake (171 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) ENE of Dana Point (pop: 34,200) --> See nearby quakes!
3 km (2 mi) SSW of San Juan Capistrano (pop: 36,500) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) SSE of Laguna Niguel (pop: 65,800) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) NW of San Clemente (pop: 65,500) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SSE of Aliso Viejo (pop: 50,200) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) S of Mission Viejo (pop: 97,200) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) S of Lake Forest (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSW of Rancho Santa Margarita (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) ESE of Long Beach (pop: 474,100) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SE of Los Angeles (pop: 3,971,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 106 joules (2.21 kilowatt hours) More info
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1.426 km3km ENE of Dana Point, CAUSGS

User reports for this quake (5)

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Los Alamitos, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Anaheim, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short : Short sharp bang  
Anaheim / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Quick sharp sideways  
Torrance, Californis / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Anaheim, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short : Short sharp bang  
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