Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - 10km SSW of Ferndale, CA, on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 8:50 am (GMT -7) -
Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 18 km depth
20 May 15:54 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
|Date & time||May 20, 2022 15:50:35 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Friday, May 20, 2022 at 8:50 am (GMT -7)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||40.492°N / 124.31084°W (California, United States)|
|Antipode||40.492°S / 55.689°E|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||USGS (United States Geological Survey)|
|Nearest volcano||Mount Shasta (205 km / 127 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||10 km (6 mi) SSW of Ferndale (pop: 1,370) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
17 km (11 mi) W of Rio Dell (pop: 3,390) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) SW of Fortuna (Humboldt County) (pop: 12,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) SSW of Indianola (pop: 823) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
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44 km (27 mi) SSW of Bayside (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (29 mi) SSW of Arcata (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
54 km (33 mi) SSW of McKinleyville (Humboldt County) (pop: 15,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Clear Sky 7.6°C (46 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from WNW|
|Estimated seismic energy released||1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.2||18 km||10km SSW of Ferndale, CA||USGS|
|2.2||18 km||NORTHERN CALIFORNIA||EMSC|
|2.2||18 km||Near Coast of N. California||RaspberryShake|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.2, 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.