Recent Earthquakes in California and Nevada


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Version #5: This report supersedes any earlier reports of this event. This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.

A micro quarry occurred at 4:17:57 PM (PDT) on Wednesday, October 13, 2021.
The magnitude 1.6 event (a probable quarry explosion) occurred 6 km (3 miles) NNW of Boron, CA.
The hypocentral depth is -1 km (-0.5 miles).


Magnitude 1.6 - local magnitude (Ml)
Time Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 4:17:57 PM (PDT)
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 23:17:57 (UTC)
Distance from Boron, CA - 6 km (3 miles) NNW (339 degrees)
Edwards Air Force Base, CA - 28 km (18 miles) NE (56 degrees)
California City, CA - 30 km (19 miles) ESE (107 degrees)
Johannesburg, CA - 36 km (23 miles) S (185 degrees)
Mojave, CA - 46 km (28 miles) E (91 degrees)
Coordinates 35 deg. 2.8 min. N (35.046N), 117 deg. 40.3 min. W (117.672W)
Depth -0.82 km (-0.5 miles)
Quality Fair
Location Quality Parameters Nst=24, Nph=24, Dmin=12.6 km, Rmss=0.17 sec, Erho=0.43 km, Erzz=31.61 km, Gp=67 degrees
Event ID# ci39833207
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