International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 452642
Event time 2021-05-12 10:14:26 (UTC)
Local time 2021-05-12 17:14:26 - [It was evening in the affected area.]
Last update 2021-05-12 10:16:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 3
Depth 6 km
Class Minor
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 1
Possible effects People do not feel any Earth movement.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Continent North-America
Country USA
Administration area California
Nearest settlement Moreland Mill
Distance 2 km
Course W
Surface type underground quake

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest airports
Meadows Field (61.89 km), China Lake Naws (Armitage Field) Airport (65.19 km)
Nearest volcanoes
There is no known marine port nearby.
Quick Analysis
Due to the small magnitude of the earthquake and the moderate depth of the hypocenter, minimal damage is conceivable.