Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 1km SSE of Carson, CA, on Saturday, Sep 18, 2021 10:33 pm (GMT -7) -

Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 1km SSE of Carson, CA, on Saturday, Sep 18, 2021 10:33 pm (GMT -7)

Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

19 Sep 05:36 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
19 Sep 05:37: Magnitude recalculated from 2.1 to 2.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 9.9 to 10.0 km (from 6.2 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 0.9 km (0.6 mi) towards E.
Date & time: Sep 19, 2021 05:33:17 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Sep 18, 2021 10:33 pm (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.82033°N / 118.27567°W (California, United States)
Antipode: 33.82°S / 61.724°E
Nearest volcano: Lavic Lake (184 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) SSE of Carson (pop: 93,300) --> See nearby quakes!
2 km (1 mi) E of West Carson (Los Angeles County) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) ESE of Torrance (pop: 148,500) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) SSE of Gardena (pop: 60,400) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SSW of Compton (pop: 98,500) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NW of Long Beach (pop: 474,100) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) ESE of Redondo Beach (pop: 68,200) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SE of Hawthorne (pop: 88,500) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) WSW of Lakewood (pop: 81,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 16.7°C (62 F), humidity: 87%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.010 km1km SSE of Carson, CAUSGS

User reports for this quake (9)

At magnitude 2.0, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
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Newbury park / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Woke me up from sleep  
Carson / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : Felt jolt like something ran in to the house  
90810 / not felt
Harbor City / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
carson Ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Carson CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : 1 mile north of epicenter.  
Torrance / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Gardena, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Carson, Ca (0.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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