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Sat, 13 Feb 2021, 00:31
00:31 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
3.0 quake 12 Feb 4:11 pm (GMT -8)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.0 occurred within the afternoon on Friday 12 February 2021 at 4:11 pm native time close to Ridgecrest, Kern County, California, USA, as reported by america Geological Survey.
In response to preliminary knowledge, the quake was situated at a really shallow depth of 1.6 miles. Shallow earthquakes are felt extra strongly than deeper ones as they’re nearer to the floor. The precise magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake could be revised inside the subsequent few hours or minutes as seismologists evaluation knowledge and refine their calculations, or as different companies difficulty their report.
Our monitoring service recognized a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.0 as properly.
Cities or cities close to the epicenter the place the quake may need been felt as very weak shaking embody Olancha (pop. 190) situated 6 miles from the epicenter. In Ridgecrest (pop. 28,800, 44 miles away), the quake was most likely not felt.
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Date & time: 12 Feb 2021 4:11 pm (GMT -8) native time (13 Feb 2021 00:11 GMT)
Depth: 2.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.22°N / 117.93°W (Inyo County, California, United States)
Main knowledge supply: USGS