Minor magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 12 km depth
26 Mar 12:51 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
26 Mar 12:53: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 13.0 to 8.6 km (from 8.1 to 5.3 mi).
26 Mar 18:00: Magnitude recalculated from 2.0 to 1.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.6 to 12.2 km (from 5.3 to 7.6 mi).
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Date & time: 26 Mar 2021 12:48:54 UTC –
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 26 Mar 2021 5:48 am (GMT -7)
Depth: 12.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.83517°N / 116.28983°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) ESE of Mt Laguna (pop: 57) –> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) E of Pine Valley (pop: 1,510) –> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) E of El Cajon (pop: 103,700) –> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) E of Santee (pop: 57,800) –> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) ENE of La Presa (San Diego County) (pop: 34,200) –> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) W of El Centro (pop: 44,000) –> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) E of La Mesa (pop: 60,100) –> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) E of Poway (pop: 50,200) –> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) ENE of Chula Vista (pop: 265,800) –> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) ESE of Escondido (pop: 151,500) –> See nearby quakes!
Broken Clouds 5.3°C (42 F), humidity: 55%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from N
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 107 joules (12.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|1.9||12 km||22km E of Pine Valley, CA, USA||USGS|
User reports for this quake
At magnitude 1.9, such a quake wouldn’t normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
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