Terremoto leve mag. 3.4 - San Benito County, 24 miles SSW of Los Banos, Merced County, California, USA, Tuesday, 04 May. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 3.4 - San Benito County, 24 miles SSW of Los Banos, Merced County, California, USA, Tuesday, 04 May. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 3.4 at 1 km depth

4 May 12:39 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 3 minutos.
4 May 12:39: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: USGS
Update Tue, 4 May 2021, 12:45
Magnitude 3.4 earthquake strikes near Los Banos, Merced County, California, USA
3.4 quake 4 May 5:36 am (GMT -7)
3.4 quake 4 May 5:36 am (GMT -7)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.4 occurred early morning on Tuesday 4 May 2021 at 5:36 am local time near Los Banos, Merced County, California, USA, as reported by the United States Geological Survey.
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a very shallow depth of 0.4 miles. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.4 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Tres Pinos (pop. 480) located 20 miles from the epicenter, Los Banos (pop. 37,500) 24 miles away, Hollister (pop. 37,500) 25 miles away, and Soledad (pop. 25,000) 29 miles away. In Salinas (pop. 157,400, 38 miles away), Gilroy (pop. 53,200, 38 miles away), and Merced (pop. 82,400, 48 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 4 May 2021 12:36:14 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Tuesday, 4 May 2021 05:36 (GMT -7)
Magnitud: 3.4
Profundidad: 0.6 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 36.729°N / 120.9735°W (Condado de San Benito, Condado de Kern, Estados Unidos)
Volcán mas cercano: Mammoth Mountain (199 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km al ESE de Tres Pinos (pop: 476) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
38 km al SSO de Los Baños (Merced County) (pop: 37,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
41 km al ESE de Hollister (pop: 37,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
46 km al NE de Soledad (pop: 25,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
61 km al E de Salinas (pop: 157,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
61 km al ESE de Gilroy (pop: 53,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
77 km al SO de Merced (pop: 82,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
106 km al SE de San José (pop: 1,026,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
107 km al O de Fresno (pop: 520,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
211 km al SSE de Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
RevistaProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
3.40.6 km27km NE of Pinnacles, CA, USAUSGS
3.41 kmCENTRAL CALIFORNIA, USAEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Berkeley / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
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