Recent Earthquakes in California and Nevada
== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==
Southern California Seismic Network: a cooperative project of
U.S. Geological Survey, Pasadena California
Caltech Seismological Laboratory, Pasadena, California
Version #5: This report supersedes any earlier reports of this event. This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
A micro earthquake occurred at 0:40:29 AM (PST) on Saturday, February 20, 2021.
The magnitude 1.7 event occurred 18 km (11 miles) SSW of Searles Valley, CA.
The hypocentral depth is 8 km ( 5 miles).
|Magnitude||1.7 - local magnitude (Ml)|
|Time||Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 0:40:29 AM (PST)
Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 8:40:29 (UTC)
Searles Valley, CA - 18 km (11 miles) SSW (200 degrees)|
Trona, CA - 18 km (11 miles) SSW (207 degrees)
Ridgecrest, CA - 19 km (12 miles) E (91 degrees)
Inyokern, CA - 31 km (19 miles) E (96 degrees)
Johannesburg, CA - 31 km (19 miles) NNE (29 degrees)
|Coordinates||35 deg. 37.1 min. N (35.618N), 117 deg. 28.2 min. W (117.470W)|
|Depth||7.85 km (4.9 miles)|
|Location Quality Parameters||Nst=22, Nph=30, Dmin=3.6 km, Rmss=0.15 sec, Erho=0.3 km, Erzz=0.69 km, Gp=108 degrees|
|Additional Information|| Map
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