Sismo no confirmado: 8.8 km al este de Sacramento, Condado de Kern, Estados Unidos, Sun, 16 May 2021 13:05 -

Our monitoring service AllQuakes received reports of an earthquake in or near Near Sacramento, California, USA at around 13:05 GMT. Unless confirmed by at least one national or international seismological agency, its status remains unconfirmed.
Sismo no confirmado: 8.8 km al este de Sacramento, Condado de Kern, Estados Unidos, Sun, 16 May 2021 13:05
16 May 13:13 UTC: Primero en informar: VolcanoDiscovery después de 8 minutos.
Fecha & hora: 16 May 2021 13:05:20 UTC -
Magnitud: 2.8?
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 38.60581°N / 121.3977°W (Condado de Sacramento, Condado de Kern, Estados Unidos)
Volcán mas cercano: Clear Lake (117 km / 73 mi)
Fuente primaria de datos: VolcanoDiscovery
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2.8?10? kmNear Sacramento, California, USAVolcanoDiscovery

User reports for this quake (7)

At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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West sacramento (9.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s : The bed started shaking and the blinds started making a noise from them hitting up against the wall. Then you could feel the ground start to shake. This went on in bursts of 5-10 second segments ever minute or so for about 5 minutes.  
Folsom (16.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Felt bed minorly shake  
11.8 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating : 2 little jolts of shaking  
Sacramento / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Sacramento, CA / not felt : Nothing  
Quartz hill, ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
El dorado hills, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 minutes
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