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Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 24km WSW of Dana Point, CA, on Monday, Jan 24, 2022 at 11:25 am (GMT -8) -

Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 24km WSW of Dana Point, CA, on Monday, Jan 24, 2022 at 11:25 am (GMT -8) Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 24km WSW of Dana Point, CA, on Monday, Jan 24, 2022 at 11:25 am (GMT -8)

Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 14 km depth

24 Jan 19:28 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
24 Jan 19:28: Now using data updates from USGS
24 Jan 19:29: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 9.7 to 14.1 km (from 6 to 8.8 mi).

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 24, 2022 19:25:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Jan 24, 2022 at 11:25 am (GMT -8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2
Depth14.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude33.35217°N / 117.91217°W (California, United States)
Antipode33.352°S / 62.088°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoLavic Lake (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities24 km (15 mi) WSW of Dana Point (pop: 34,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Laguna Beach (pop: 23,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) SW of Laguna Niguel (pop: 65,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) WSW of San Clemente (pop: 65,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) SW of Aliso Viejo (pop: 50,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (18 mi) S of Newport Beach (pop: 87,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) S of Costa Mesa (pop: 113,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) SSE of Huntington Beach (pop: 201,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) SSE of Long Beach (pop: 474,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
99 km (62 mi) NW of San Diego (pop: 1,394,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 19.4°C (67 F), humidity: 68%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from SE
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 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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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.014 km24km WSW of Dana Point, CAUSGS
2.014 kmSouthern CaliforniaRaspberryShake
2.010 km24km WSW of Dana Point, CAEMSC

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.0, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
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