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Past earthquakes near Merced, Merced County, California, USA, during the year 2020

Updated 11 May 2021 14:03 GMT -
During 2020, Merced was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 3.1 and 38 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 53 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
Biggest quake: 3.1 quake 8.5 mi northeast of Hollister, San Benito County, California, USA, 2020-01-28 09:34:50 -08:00
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (92 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Tue, 29 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
28 Dec 2020 4:31 pm (GMT -8) (29 Dec 2020 00:31:02 GMT)
1.5

27 km
88 km (55 mi)8.4 mi south of Mariposa, California, USA MoreMap
Sun, 27 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
27 Dec 2020 07:05:42 GMT
2.2

21 km
85 km (53 mi)15 mi north of Bonadelle Ranchos-Madera Ranchos, Madera County, California, USA MoreMap
Sat, 26 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
26 Dec 2020 08:56:51 GMT
1.5

25 km
95 km (59 mi)Mariposa County, 18 mi northeast of Chowchilla, Madera County, California, USA MoreMap
Fri, 25 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
24 Dec 2020 8:45 pm (GMT -8) (25 Dec 2020 04:45:27 GMT)
1.1

12 km
194 km (121 mi)14 mi west of Los Banos, Merced County, California, USA MoreMap
Fri, 18 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
18 Dec 2020 05:36:55 GMT
1.1

21 km
84 km (52 mi)7.9 mi west of Texas Flat, Madera County, California, USA MoreMap
Fri, 11 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
11 Dec 2020 10:39 am (GMT +0) (11 Dec 2020 10:39:07 GMT)
1.6

16 km
91 km (57 mi)12 mi south of Mariposa, California, USA MoreMap
Thu, 10 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
9 Dec 2020 9:23 pm (GMT -8) (10 Dec 2020 05:23:40 GMT)
2.2

15 km
217 km (135 mi)17 mi southeast of Hollister, California, USA MoreMap
Thu, 3 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
3 Dec 2020 09:50:06 GMT
1.5

27 km
88 km (55 mi)8.8 mi south of Mariposa, California, USA MoreMap
Sun, 22 Nov 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
22 Nov 2020 1:37 pm (GMT -8) (22 Nov 2020 21:37:07 GMT)
1.8

1.9 km
194 km (121 mi)26 mi south of Los Banos, Merced County, California MoreMap
Sun, 15 Nov 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
15 Nov 2020 06:28:06 GMT
1.3

19 km
89 km (55 mi)13 mi northwest of Yosemite Lakes, California MoreMap
Tue, 10 Nov 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
10 Nov 2020 04:25:51 GMT
1.9

2 km
195 km (121 mi)30 mi east of Hollister, California MoreMap
Mon, 9 Nov 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
9 Nov 2020 9:27 am (GMT -8) (9 Nov 2020 17:27:36 GMT)
2.3

1.6 km
192 km (119 mi)30 mi east of Hollister, California MoreMap
Mon, 2 Nov 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
1 Nov 2020 6:52 pm (GMT -8) (2 Nov 2020 02:52:32 GMT)
2.3

9.5 km
220 km (137 mi)10.3 miles SE of Hollister, California MoreMap
Sat, 31 Oct 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
31 Oct 2020 18:24:01 GMT
1.0

0.6 km
87 km (54 mi)15 miles WNW of Ahwahnee, California MoreMap
Tue, 13 Oct 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
13 Oct 5:01 am (GMT -7) (13 Oct 2020 12:01:24 GMT)
2.7

21 km
96 km (60 mi)Madera County, 21 mi north of Madera, California, USA MoreMap
Tue, 15 Sep 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
15 Sep 2020 21:02:05 GMT
2.2

26 km
199 km (124 mi)Fresno County, 18 mi southwest of Los Banos (Merced County), California, USA MoreMap
Sat, 12 Sep 2020 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
12 Sep 2020 20:54:58 GMT
0.9

0.5 km
200 km (124 mi)18 mi west of Los Banos, Merced County, California, USA MoreMap
12 Sep 2020 07:34:10 GMT
1.3

1 km
194 km (121 mi)16 mi west of Los Banos, Merced County, California, USA MoreMap
12 Sep 2020 00:38:42 GMT
2.1

2.6 km
194 km (121 mi)Merced County, California, 12 mi southwest of Gustine, USA MoreMap
Fri, 11 Sep 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
11 Sep 2020 14:43:46 GMT
1.5

4.8 km
207 km (129 mi)19 mi east of Hollister, San Benito County, California, USA MoreMap
Fri, 4 Sep 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
4 Sep 2020 04:43:59 GMT
1.7

4.8 km
209 km (130 mi)19 mi southeast of Hollister, California, USA MoreMap
Wed, 2 Sep 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2 Sep 2020 00:26:30 GMT
2.2

17 km
110 km (68 mi)8.5 mi east of Chowchilla, Madera County, California, USA MoreMap
Fri, 28 Aug 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
28 Aug 2020 02:23:25 GMT
1.0

5.2 km
207 km (129 mi)18 mi east of Gilroy, Santa Clara County, California, USA MoreMap
Thu, 27 Aug 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
27 Aug 2020 01:40:53 GMT
2.0

1.3 km
197 km (122 mi)15 mi west of Los Banos, Merced County, California, USA MoreMap
Wed, 19 Aug 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
19 Aug 2020 21:35:01 GMT
2.0

21 km
88 km (55 mi)10.1 mi south of Mariposa, California, USA MoreMap
Tue, 18 Aug 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
18 Aug 2020 17:35:01 GMT
1.8

0.8 km
129 km (80 mi)Tuolumne County, California, 9.3 mi southwest of East Sonora (California), USA MoreMap
Mon, 17 Aug 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
17 Aug 2020 17:35:07 GMT
2.5

1 km
148 km (92 mi)7.6 mi southwest of Kerman, Fresno County, California, USA 1 reportMoreMap
Sun, 16 Aug 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
16 Aug 2020 06:35:38 GMT
1.2

6.2 km
194 km (121 mi)21km W of Los Banos, CA (USA) MoreMap
Thu, 13 Aug 2020 (GMT) (4 earthquakes)
13 Aug 2020 10:19:18 GMT
1.4

26 km
76 km (47 mi)2km NE of Bootjack, CA (USA) MoreMap
13 Aug 2020 10:13:10 GMT
2.4

28 km
75 km (47 mi)2.1 mi northeast of Bootjack, California, USA MoreMap
13 Aug 2020 09:38:43 GMT
1.7

4.8 km
169 km (105 mi)3.7 mi north of Los Banos, Merced County, California, USA MoreMap
13 Aug 2020 04:18:26 GMT
2.1

4.3 km
188 km (117 mi)Fresno County, 23 mi south of Los Banos (Merced County), California, USA MoreMap
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
11 Aug 2020 22:41:27 GMT
1.5

32 km
90 km (56 mi)16km ESE of Groveland-Big Oak Flat, CA (USA) MoreMap
Sun, 26 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
26 Jul 2020 11:44:47 GMT
2.0

5.5 km
222 km (138 mi)13 mi southeast of Hollister, San Benito County, California, USA MoreMap
Sun, 19 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
19 Jul 2020 18:42:44 GMT
1.9

0.7 km
195 km (121 mi)28km NE of Pinnacles, CA (USA) MoreMap
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
14 Jul 2020 12:43:56 GMT
1.1

1.7 km
95 km (59 mi)15km SSW of Mariposa, CA (USA) MoreMap
Sat, 11 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
11 Jul 2020 05:23:42 GMT
1.9

41 km
58 km (36 mi)18km SSW of Yosemite Village, CA (USA) MoreMap
Thu, 9 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
9 Jul 2020 01:47:38 GMT
1.2

8.8 km
188 km (117 mi)17km W of Los Banos, CA (USA) MoreMap
Tue, 7 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
7 Jul 2020 06:08:57 GMT
1.6

10.7 km
220 km (137 mi)14km SE of Tres Pinos, CA (USA) MoreMap
Sat, 4 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
4 Jul 2020 04:05:24 GMT
2.2

21 km
93 km (58 mi)13 mi south of Mariposa, California, USA 1 reportMoreMap
Thu, 2 Jul 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
2 Jul 2020 23:30:04 GMT
2.1

8.1 km
217 km (135 mi)9.3 mi southeast of Hollister, San Benito County, California, USA MoreMap
2 Jul 2020 14:33:53 GMT
2.0

21 km
89 km (55 mi)9.4 mi northeast of Bonadelle Ranchos-Madera Ranchos, Madera County, California, USA MoreMap
Mon, 29 Jun 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
29 Jun 2020 14:59:00 GMT
1.9

25 km
68 km (42 mi)9km NNW of Ahwahnee, CA (USA) MoreMap
Sat, 27 Jun 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
27 Jun 2020 19:45:48 GMT
1.9

24 km
92 km (57 mi)9km WSW of Mariposa, CA (USA) MoreMap
Mon, 15 Jun 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
15 Jun 2020 09:22:10 GMT
1.0

5.9 km
212 km (132 mi)13km NNE of Tres Pinos, CA (USA) MoreMap
Thu, 11 Jun 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
11 Jun 2020 00:50:39 GMT
1.2

10.4 km
96 km (60 mi)20km SSW of Mariposa, CA (USA) MoreMap
Fri, 5 Jun 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
5 Jun 2020 21:43:14 GMT
1.5

7.4 km
98 km (61 mi)18km ENE of Le Grand, CA (USA) MoreMap
Thu, 4 Jun 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
4 Jun 2020 07:53:49 GMT
0.9

7.1 km
213 km (132 mi)13km NNE of Tres Pinos, CA (USA) MoreMap
Tue, 2 Jun 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2 Jun 2020 21:24:20 GMT
1.2

9 km
212 km (132 mi)13km E of Tres Pinos, CA (USA) MoreMap
Sat, 30 May 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
30 May 2020 09:14:31 GMT
1.9

21 km
83 km (52 mi)4km WNW of Yosemite Lakes, CA (USA) MoreMap
Thu, 28 May 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
28 May 2020 13:02:05 GMT
2.1

10.5 km
189 km (117 mi)14 mi south of Los Banos, Merced County, California, USA MoreMap
Wed, 27 May 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-05-27 07:56:36 -08:00 (27 May 2020 15:56:36 GMT)
2.8

0.6 km
218 km (135 mi)13 mi southeast of Hollister, San Benito County, California, USA MoreMap
Thu, 21 May 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-05-20 18:17:21 -08:00 (21 May 2020 02:17:21 GMT)
2.0

28 km
85 km (53 mi)12 mi northeast of Bonadelle Ranchos-Madera Ranchos, Madera County, California, USA MoreMap
Mon, 18 May 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-05-17 17:06:33 -08:00 (18 May 2020 01:06:33 GMT)
1.7

1.8 km
199 km (124 mi)29km NNE of Pinnacles, CA (USA) MoreMap
Tue, 5 May 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-05-05 12:23:11 -08:00 (5 May 2020 20:23:11 GMT)
1.9

0.3 km
194 km (121 mi)Quarry Blast - 22km W of Los Banos, CA (USA) MoreMap
Sun, 3 May 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-05-03 06:02:00 -08:00 (3 May 2020 14:02:00 GMT)
1.9

0.2 km
192 km (119 mi)32km NE of Pinnacles, CA (USA) MoreMap
Sat, 2 May 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2 May 2020 01:00:40 GMT
2.0

22 km
86 km (53 mi)8.8 mi southwest of Texas Flat, Madera County, California, USA MoreMap
Fri, 1 May 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-05-01 12:30:35 -08:00 (1 May 2020 20:30:35 GMT)
2.1

0.3 km
194 km (121 mi)14 mi west of Los Banos, Merced County, California, USA MoreMap
Wed, 29 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-04-29 13:52:05 -08:00 (29 Apr 2020 21:52:05 GMT)
1.5

3.3 km
193 km (120 mi)23km SW of Los Banos, CA (USA) MoreMap
Fri, 17 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-04-16 20:39:17 -08:00 (17 Apr 2020 04:39:17 GMT)
1.6

2.9 km
204 km (127 mi)25km NE of Hollister, CA (USA) MoreMap
Thu, 9 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-04-09 04:49:32 -08:00 (9 Apr 2020 12:49:32 GMT)
2.0

20 km
92 km (57 mi)13 mi south of Mariposa, California, USA MoreMap
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-03-27 19:29:48 -08:00 (28 Mar 2020 03:29:48 GMT)
2.2

0.6 km
171 km (106 mi)8.8 mi southeast of Los Banos, Merced County, California, USA MoreMap
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 (GMT) (4 earthquakes)
2020-03-27 15:16:07 -08:00 (27 Mar 2020 23:16:07 GMT)
1.6

12 km
173 km (107 mi)10km SSE of Los Banos, CA (USA) MoreMap
2020-03-27 14:42:20 -08:00 (27 Mar 2020 22:42:20 GMT)
2.8

4.1 km
174 km (108 mi)7.7 mi south of Los Banos, Merced County, California, USA MoreMap
2020-03-27 13:38:53 -08:00 (27 Mar 2020 21:38:53 GMT)
1.8

14 km
177 km (110 mi)10km SE of Los Banos, CA (USA) MoreMap
2020-03-27 11:28:38 -08:00 (27 Mar 2020 19:28:38 GMT)
1.9

12 km
176 km (109 mi)12km SSE of Los Banos, CA (USA) MoreMap
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-03-26 01:42:44 -08:00 (26 Mar 2020 09:42:44 GMT)
1.9

8.7 km
175 km (109 mi)11km SSE of Los Banos, CA (USA) MoreMap
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
2020-03-25 09:46:53 -08:00 (25 Mar 2020 17:46:53 GMT)
2.9

10.4 km
175 km (109 mi)6.8 mi southeast of Los Banos, Merced County, California, USA MoreMap
2020-03-25 09:43:16 -08:00 (25 Mar 2020 17:43:16 GMT)
1.7

9.7 km
173 km (107 mi)11km SSE of Los Banos, CA (USA) MoreMap
2020-03-25 04:41:20 -08:00 (25 Mar 2020 12:41:20 GMT)
2.0

0.4 km
175 km (109 mi)7.7 mi south of Los Banos, Merced County, California, USA MoreMap
Mon, 23 Mar 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-03-22 22:06:19 -08:00 (23 Mar 2020 06:06:19 GMT)
2.1

17 km
95 km (59 mi)Madera County, 7.9 mi southeast of Catheys Valley, Mariposa County, California, USA MoreMap
Sat, 21 Mar 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-03-21 03:46:24 -08:00 (21 Mar 2020 11:46:24 GMT)
2.9

17 km
92 km (57 mi)12 mi south of Mariposa, California, USA MoreMap
Fri, 20 Mar 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-03-19 19:18:59 -08:00 (20 Mar 2020 03:18:59 GMT)
1.8

22 km
92 km (57 mi)19km S of Mariposa, CA (USA) MoreMap
Thu, 19 Mar 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-03-19 07:56:32 -08:00 (19 Mar 2020 15:56:32 GMT)
1.6

19 km
94 km (58 mi)19km SSW of Mariposa, CA (USA) MoreMap
Sat, 14 Mar 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-03-13 22:20:57 -08:00 (14 Mar 2020 06:20:57 GMT)
1.6

5.3 km
216 km (134 mi)13km ESE of Tres Pinos, CA (USA) MoreMap
Fri, 13 Mar 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-03-12 17:49:17 -08:00 (13 Mar 2020 01:49:17 GMT)
2.4

4.9 km
191 km (119 mi)13 mi southwest of Los Banos, Merced County, California, USA 1 reportMoreMap
Thu, 12 Mar 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-03-12 05:32:02 -08:00 (12 Mar 2020 13:32:02 GMT)
2.1

21 km
88 km (55 mi)10.3 mi southwest of Texas Flat, Madera County, California, USA MoreMap
Wed, 11 Mar 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-03-10 17:56:24 -08:00 (11 Mar 2020 01:56:24 GMT)
1.8

9.9 km
200 km (124 mi)27km E of Tres Pinos, CA (USA) MoreMap
Tue, 10 Mar 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-03-10 07:12:45 -08:00 (10 Mar 2020 15:12:45 GMT)
2.2

22 km
94 km (58 mi)9.2 mi southeast of Catheys Valley, Mariposa County, California, USA MoreMap
Fri, 6 Mar 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-03-06 08:05:28 -08:00 (6 Mar 2020 16:05:28 GMT)
0.8

5 km
202 km (126 mi)28km SW of Gustine, CA (USA) MoreMap
Mon, 2 Mar 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-03-02 11:21:21 -08:00 (2 Mar 2020 19:21:21 GMT)
1.7

2.9 km
201 km (125 mi)23km ENE of Tres Pinos, CA (USA) MoreMap
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-02-20 15:53:00 -08:00 (20 Feb 2020 23:53:00 GMT)
2.6

0.6 km
189 km (117 mi)Merced County, 7 mi southwest of Newman, Stanislaus County, California, USA MoreMap
Fri, 14 Feb 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
2020-02-14 00:46:24 -08:00 (14 Feb 2020 08:46:24 GMT)
2.0

15 km
90 km (56 mi)12 mi south of Mariposa, California, USA MoreMap
2020-02-13 22:11:10 -08:00 (14 Feb 2020 06:11:10 GMT)
1.6

24 km
93 km (58 mi)21km SSW of Bootjack, CA (USA) MoreMap
Wed, 12 Feb 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-02-12 05:02:10 -08:00 (12 Feb 2020 13:02:10 GMT)
1.9

1.7 km
177 km (110 mi)24km S of South Dos Palos, CA (USA) MoreMap
Fri, 7 Feb 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-02-06 18:49:03 -08:00 (7 Feb 2020 02:49:03 GMT)
2.2

7.6 km
212 km (132 mi)9.2 mi east of Hollister, San Benito County, California, USA MoreMap
Thu, 30 Jan 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-01-30 02:56:39 -08:00 (30 Jan 2020 10:56:39 GMT)
1.5

27 km
67 km (42 mi)4km WSW of Oakhurst, CA (USA) MoreMap
Wed, 29 Jan 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
2020-01-29 14:55:01 -08:00 (29 Jan 2020 22:55:01 GMT)
2.1

45 km
78 km (48 mi)5 mi south of Texas Flat, Madera County, California, USA MoreMap
2020-01-29 09:32:05 -08:00 (29 Jan 2020 17:32:05 GMT)
2.0

6.6 km
190 km (118 mi)11 mi west of Los Banos, Merced County, California, USA MoreMap
Tue, 28 Jan 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-01-28 09:34:50 -08:00 (28 Jan 2020 17:34:50 GMT)
3.1

0.6 km
213 km (132 mi)8.5 mi northeast of Hollister, San Benito County, California, USA MoreMap
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-01-27 03:41:12 -08:00 (27 Jan 2020 11:41:12 GMT)
2.8

26 km
93 km (58 mi)17 mi northwest of Mariposa, California, USA MoreMap
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-01-23 12:06:05 -08:00 (23 Jan 2020 20:06:05 GMT)
1.8

23 km
89 km (55 mi)7km SW of Mariposa, CA (USA) MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.4 x 1010 joules (4.02 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.46 tons of TNT) More info

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