Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 5km NE of Wildomar, CA, on Friday, Sep 17, 2021 1:09 pm (GMT -7) -

Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 5km NE of Wildomar, CA, on Friday, Sep 17, 2021 1:09 pm (GMT -7)

Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 14 km depth

17 Sep 20:12 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
17 Sep 21:16: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 13.9 to 14.4 km (from 8.6 to 8.9 mi).
Date & time: Sep 17, 2021 20:09:42 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Sep 17, 2021 1:09 pm (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 2.3
Depth: 14.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.634°N / 117.24067°W (California, United States)
Antipode: 33.634°S / 62.759°E
Nearest volcano: Lavic Lake (136 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) E of Sedco Hills (pop: 3,160) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) NE of Wildomar (Riverside County) (pop: 35,600) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) ESE of Lake Elsinore (pop: 62,000) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) NNW of Murrieta (pop: 109,800) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) SSW of Sun City (Riverside County) (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) SW of Menifee (pop: 87,200) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) S of Perris (pop: 75,000) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NNW of Temecula (pop: 112,000) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) E of Santa Ana (pop: 335,400) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) ESE of Anaheim (pop: 350,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 23.9°C (75 F), humidity: 40%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from E
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.314 km5km NE of Wildomar, CAUSGS

User reports for this quake (5)

At magnitude 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
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Murrieta, ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Perris, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Distant rumblings, increasing in sound as it approached and finally jolted our home for two seconds. More noise than movement  
Wildomar / not felt
Menifee, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Murrieta / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short : A big single thud  
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