Recent Earthquakes in California and Nevada
== PRELIMINARY EVENT 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 quarry occurred at 4:13:25 PM (PDT) on Sunday, September 12, 2021.
The magnitude 1.6 event (a probable quarry explosion) occurred 5 km (3 miles) NNW of Boron, CA.
The hypocentral depth is 1 km (0.5 miles).
|Magnitude||1.6 - local magnitude (Ml)|
|Time||Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 4:13:25 PM (PDT)
Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 23:13:25 (UTC)
Boron, CA - 5 km (3 miles) NNW (329 degrees)|
Edwards Air Force Base, CA - 27 km (17 miles) ENE (58 degrees)
California City, CA - 30 km (19 miles) ESE (110 degrees)
Johannesburg, CA - 38 km (23 miles) S (186 degrees)
Mojave, CA - 45 km (28 miles) E (92 degrees)
|Coordinates||35 deg. 2.1 min. N (35.035N), 117 deg. 40.6 min. W (117.676W)|
|Depth||0.83 km (0.5 miles)|
|Location Quality Parameters||Nst=25, Nph=25, Dmin=11.3 km, Rmss=0.16 sec, Erho=0.35 km, Erzz=0.81 km, Gp=110 degrees|
|Additional Information|| Map
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