Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 52km W of Petrolia, CA, on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 2:11 pm (GMT -8) -
Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
21 May 06:48 UTC: First to report: USGS after 9 hours.
|Date & time||May 20, 2022 22:11:27 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Friday, May 20, 2022 at 2:11 pm (GMT -8)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||40.37433°N / 124.89183°W (California, United States)|
|Antipode||40.374°S / 55.108°E|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||USGS (United States Geological Survey)|
|Nearest volcano||Escanaba Segment (230 km / 143 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||58 km (36 mi) WSW of Ferndale (pop: 1,370) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
67 km (42 mi) WSW of Fortuna (Humboldt County) (pop: 12,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) WSW of Rio Dell (pop: 3,390) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
78 km (48 mi) SW of Eureka (Humboldt County) (pop: 27,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
87 km (54 mi) SW of Bayside (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
88 km (54 mi) SW of Arcata (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
92 km (57 mi) SW of McKinleyville (Humboldt County) (pop: 15,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) WNW of Redway (pop: 1,230) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Estimated seismic energy released||5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|2.6||10.1 km||Near Coast of N. California||RaspberryShake|
|2.6||10.1 km||52km W of Petrolia, CA||USGS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.