Terremoto moderato mag. 3.6 - Contea di Inyo County, 50 km a nord est da Ridgecrest, Contea di Kern County, Stati Uniti, giovedí, 20 maggio 2021 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 3.6 - Contea di Inyo County, 50 km a nord est da Ridgecrest, Contea di Kern County, Stati Uniti, giovedí, 20 maggio 2021

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 3.6 at 3 km depth

20 May 01:39 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 2 minuti.
20 May 01:55: Profondità ricalcolata da 1.7 a 3.0 km (da 1.1 a 1.9 mi).
Update Thu, 20 May 2021, 01:45
Small magnitude 3.6 earthquake 31 miles northeast of Ridgecrest, California, United States
3.6 quake 19 May 6:37 pm (GMT -7)
3.6 quake 19 May 6:37 pm (GMT -7)
The United States Geological Survey reported a magnitude 3.6 quake in the United States near Ridgecrest, Kern County, California, only 8 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early evening on Wednesday 19 May 2021 at 6:37 pm local time at a very shallow depth of 1.1 miles. 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.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.6 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Searles Valley (pop. 1,700) located 15 miles from the epicenter, Ridgecrest (pop. 28,800) 31 miles away, and China Lake Acres (pop. 1,900) 34 miles away.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 20 May 2021 01:37:22 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Wednesday, 19 May 2021 18:37 (GMT -7)
Magnitudine: 3.6
Profondità: 3.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 35.97483°N / 117.3245°W (Contea di Inyo, Contea di Kern, Stati Uniti)
Vulcano più vicino: Coso (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km NNE da Searles Valley (pop: 1,740) --> Vedi sismi vicini
50 km NE da Ridgecrest (pop: 28,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
98 km NO da Fort Irwin (San Bernardino County) (pop: 8,850) --> Vedi sismi vicini
160 km NNE da Lancaster (pop: 161,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
160 km N da Victorville (pop: 122,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
167 km ENE da Bakersfield (pop: 373,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
171 km NNE da Palmdale (pop: 158,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
172 km N da Hesperia (pop: 93,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
198 km O da Las Vegas (Nevada) (pop: 623,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
469 km SE da Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 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.
Mag.ProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
3.63 km24km N of Trona, CAUSGS
3.65 kmCENTRAL CALIFORNIAEMSC

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China Lake, CA / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I was upstairs at work. Felt vibration and things on my desk rattled.  
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