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 #3: This report supersedes any earlier reports of this event. This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
A micro quarry occurred at 11:59:32 AM (PDT) on Monday, July 17, 2023.
The magnitude 1.4 event (a probable quarry explosion) occurred 7 km (4 miles) SSW of Mojave, CA.
The hypocentral depth is -1 km (-0.5 miles).
|Magnitude||1.4 - local magnitude (Ml)|
|Time||Monday, July 17, 2023 at 11:59:32 AM (PDT)
Monday, July 17, 2023 at 18:59:32 (UTC)
Mojave, CA - 7 km (4 miles) SSW (192 degrees)|
Rosamond, CA - 14 km (9 miles) N (350 degrees)
California City, CA - 24 km (15 miles) SW (231 degrees)
Edwards Air Force Base, CA - 26 km (16 miles) WNW (292 degrees)
Tehachapi, CA - 28 km (18 miles) SE (124 degrees)
|Coordinates||34 deg. 59.4 min. N (34.990N), 118 deg. 11.4 min. W (118.190W)|
|Depth||-0.84 km (-0.5 miles)|
|Location Quality Parameters||Nst=11, Nph=11, Dmin=12.8 km, Rmss=0.25 sec, Erho=0.75 km, Erzz=31.61 km, Gp=100 degrees|
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