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Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - California, USA, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 4:02 pm (GMT -8) -

Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - California, USA, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 4:02 pm (GMT -8) Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - California, USA, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 4:02 pm (GMT -8)

Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 9 km depth

17 Jan 00:04 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 2 minutes.
17 Jan 00:04: Now using data updates from USGS
Date & time: Jan 17, 2022 00:02:30 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 4:02 pm (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 9.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.43884°N / 119.29833°W (Ventura, California, United States)
Antipode: 34.439°S / 60.702°E
Nearest volcano: Coso (222 km / 138 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
501 km (311 mi) SSE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 19.6°C (67 F), humidity: 40%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from WSW
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) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.19.3 km5km WSW of Ojai, CAUSGS
3.312 kmSouthern CaliforniaRaspberryShake
3.010 kmSOUTHERN CALIFORNIAEMSC

User reports for this quake (20)

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Ventura California (17.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 20-30 s : Yes. I felt the ground shake for about 30 seconds or so and it was pretty obvious my friend and I both felt it.  
Santa Barbara (36.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Ojai, CA 93023 (0.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / single vertical bump / very short : Felt strong thrust from the west moved my chair and rattled windows.  
Oak View, Ventura, California (3.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short : 1 large jolt.  
Santa Barbara (36.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Ventura (21.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : sitting at the table  
Ventura, California, United States (12.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s : House creaking a little bit. Mild shaking.  
Wheeler Springs (7.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Moderate shaking  
Ventura California (19.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short (reported through our app)
Ojai / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex motion difficult to describe / 1-2 s : Not shaking more like a bang, made me jump up out of my seat.  
Mira Monte, CA / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
Ventura / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Oak View / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Ojai CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short : Very sharp jolt, not followed by shaking, so P wave, no S waves  
Ojai CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short
Mainers Oaks, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Quick, mild, jolt  
Oxnard / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Esparto / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vibration and rolling / very short
Ojai / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / very short
37 Debussy lane Ventura ca 93003 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
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