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Minor mag. 1.2 earthquake - 25 Km NW of Benton, California, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 2:37 pm (GMT -7) -

Minor mag. 1.2 earthquake - 25 Km NW of Benton, California, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 2:37 pm (GMT -7) Minor mag. 1.2 earthquake - 25 Km NW of Benton, California, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 2:37 pm (GMT -7)

Minor magnitude 1.2 earthquake at 2 km depth

24 May 23:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 53 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 24, 2022 21:37:06 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, May 24, 2022 at 2:37 pm (GMT -7)
Depth2.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude37.9955°N / 118.67°W (California, United States)
Antipode37.996°S / 61.33°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoMono Lake (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities26 km (16 mi) NW of Benton (pop: 280) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
47 km (29 mi) NE of Mammoth Lakes (pop: 7,950) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
59 km (37 mi) S of Hawthorne (Nevada) (pop: 3,270) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
73 km (45 mi) NNW of West Bishop (pop: 2,610) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
85 km (53 mi) ENE of Yosemite Valley (pop: 1,040) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
98 km (61 mi) NNW of Big Pine (pop: 1,760) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
132 km (82 mi) NE of Yosemite Lakes (pop: 4,950) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
136 km (85 mi) SE of Gardnerville Ranchos (Nevada) (pop: 11,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released4 x 106 joules (1.11 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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1.22.2 km25 Km NW of Benton, CaliforniaUSGS

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 1.2, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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