Latest quakes in or near Somerton, Arizona, USA, in the past 24 hours on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated Aug 16, 2022 22:09 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 2
  • 9 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 24 hours, Somerton had 2 quakes of magnitude 2.0 or above. There were also 9 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
A weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake occurred in Mexico: 16km WNW of Progreso, B.C., MX, 17 hours ago.

Latest quake: Mag. 1.0 | 14km S of Joshua Tree, CA -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 2.1 | Mexico: 16km WNW of Progreso, B.C., MX -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Somerton, Arizona, USA (updated )

Past 24 hours:10 quakes | 2 quakes M2+
Past 7 days:54 quakes | 8 quakes M2+ | 4 quakes M3+
Past 30 days:221 quakes | 24 quakes M2+ | 44 quakes M3+ | 1 quake M4+
Past 90 days:707 quakes | 84 quakes M2+ | 137 quakes M3+ | 4 quakes M4+
Past 365 days:2,607 quakes | 360 quakes M2+ | 513 quakes M3+ | 17 quakes M4+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (11 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 GMT (11 quakes)
Aug 16, 2022 2:40 pm (GMT -7) (Aug 16, 2022 21:40 GMT)
1.0

10.3 km
14km S of Joshua Tree, CA MoreMap
Aug 16, 2022 1:15 pm (GMT -7) (Aug 16, 2022 20:15 GMT)
1.3

3.2 km
12km N of Ocotillo Wells, CA MoreMap
Aug 16, 2022 4:32 am (GMT -7) (Aug 16, 2022 11:32 GMT)
1.4

7.4 km
6km S of Niland, CA MoreMap
Aug 16, 2022 2:45 am (GMT -7) (Aug 16, 2022 09:45 GMT)
1.6

5.3 km
5km S of Niland, CA MoreMap
Aug 16, 2022 1:35 am (GMT -7) (Aug 16, 2022 08:35 GMT)
1.3

5.7 km
4km S of Niland, CA MoreMap
Aug 15, 2022 10:19 pm (GMT -7) (Aug 16, 2022 05:19 GMT)
0.7

10.6 km
26km SW of Ocotillo Wells, CA MoreMap
Aug 15, 2022 9:50 pm (GMT -7) (Aug 16, 2022 04:50 GMT)
2.1

3.7 km
Mexico: 16km WNW of Progreso, B.C., MX MoreMap
Aug 15, 2022 9:50 pm (GMT -7) (Aug 16, 2022 04:50 GMT)
1.5

2 km
Mexico: 17km WNW of Progreso, B.C., MX MoreMap
Aug 15, 2022 9:21 pm (GMT -7) (Aug 16, 2022 04:21 GMT)
1.8

4.4 km
16 km west of Santa Isabel, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, Mexico MoreMap
Aug 15, 2022 9:09 pm (GMT -7) (Aug 16, 2022 04:09 GMT)
2.0

3 km
15 km west of Santa Isabel, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, Mexico MoreMap
Aug 15, 2022 9:04 pm (GMT -7) (Aug 16, 2022 04:04 GMT)
1.7

3.1 km
Mexico: 17km WNW of Progreso, B.C., MX MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.6 x 108 joules (70.9 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy

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Somerton Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Somerton?

The last earthquake in Somerton occurred 29 minutes ago: Minor mag. 1.0 earthquake - 14km S of Joshua Tree, CA, on Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022 at 2:40 pm (GMT -7).

How many quakes were there in Somerton today?

In the past 24 hours, Somerton, Arizona, USA had 11 quakes up to magnitude 2.1.

What was the strongest quake in Somerton today?

The strongest earthquake in Somerton today occurred 17 hours ago: Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - Mexico: 16km WNW of Progreso, B.C., MX, on Monday, Aug 15, 2022 at 9:50 pm (GMT -7).

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