Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - 24km E of San Ardo, CA, on Monday, Jan 17, 2022 at 9:25 pm (GMT -8) -
Weak magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 1 km depth
18 Jan 05:28 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
|Date & time||Jan 18, 2022 05:25:32 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Monday, Jan 17, 2022 at 9:25 pm (GMT -8)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||36.05617°N / 120.641°W (California, United States)|
|Antipode||36.056°S / 59.359°E|
|Shaking intensity||Weak shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||USGS (United States Geological Survey)|
|Nearest volcano||Golden Trout Creek (211 km / 131 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||24 km (15 mi) E of San Bernardo (pop: 517) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
27 km (17 mi) WSW of Coalinga (Fresno County) (pop: 16,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) N of Paso Robles (San Luis Obispo County) (pop: 27,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
62 km (38 mi) ESE of Greenfield (pop: 17,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) N of Atascadero (San Luis Obispo County) (pop: 29,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
74 km (46 mi) ESE of Soledad (pop: 25,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
86 km (53 mi) N of San Luis Obispo (pop: 47,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (59 mi) WSW of Hanford (pop: 55,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
109 km (68 mi) SW of Fresno (pop: 520,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
114 km (71 mi) SE of Salinas (pop: 157,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Overcast Clouds 8.4°C (47 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SW|
|Estimated seismic energy released||6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.0||0.7 km||24km E of San Ardo, CA||USGS|
|2.0||0.7 km||Central California||RaspberryShake|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.0, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.