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Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 18km ESE of Hayfork, CA, on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 1:11 am (GMT -7) -

Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 18km ESE of Hayfork, CA, on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 1:11 am (GMT -7) Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 18km ESE of Hayfork, CA, on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 1:11 am (GMT -7)

Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 43 km depth

21 May 08:14 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 minutes.
21 May 22:58: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 35.4 to 43.1 km (from 22 to 27 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.2 km (1.3 mi) towards NNW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 21, 2022 08:11:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, May 21, 2022 at 1:11 am (GMT -7)
Depth43.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude40.5215°N / 122.97583°W (California, United States)
Antipode40.522°S / 57.024°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoMount Shasta (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities15 km (9 mi) S of Readings Bar (pop: 713) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) E of Hayfork (pop: 2,370) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (16 mi) SW of Leviston (pop: 1,190) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) W of Redding (pop: 91,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
54 km (34 mi) WSW of Lake Shasta (Shasta County) (pop: 10,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
54 km (34 mi) WSW of Lake Shasta (pop: 10,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
58 km (36 mi) W of Anderson (Shasta County) (pop: 10,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
131 km (81 mi) NW of Chico (pop: 90,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 6.7°C (44 F), humidity: 64%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from WNW
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.643 km18km ESE of Hayfork, CAUSGS
2.643 kmNorthern CaliforniaRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

At 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.
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