Earthquake status: highly uncertain
It is unlikely that this event was caused by a natural earthquake as it has not been confirmed by official seismic data. In most cases, it was another earthquake-like event of natural or artificial origin (eg, mine activity, eruptions, sonic booms, thunder, etc.).
Initial report below:
Our seismograph has received reports of tremors that may have been caused by an earthquake that may have occurred near the Fruitridge Pocket at approximately 02:14 GMT. As long as there is no official data confirming this event as an earthquake, there is still speculation as to whether the earthquake actually occurred.
22. August, 02:21 UTC: First message: VolcanoDiscovery after 7 minutes.
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Date and time: August 22, 2021 02:14:27 UTC –
Local time in the epicenter: Saturday August 21 2021 7:14 PM (GMT -7)
Earthquake depth: 10.0 km
The epicenter geogr. wide length: 38.52957°N / 121.47216°W (Sacramento, California, United States)
Seismic opposite pole: 38.53°S / 58.528°E
Closest volcano: Clear Lake (123 km / 76 miles)
Nearby places and cities:
1 km northwest Jeep Fruitridge (pop: 5800) -> earthquakes nearby!
6 km southeast Sacramento (pop: 490700) -> Near earthquake!
7 km northwest Florin (pop count: 47500) -> earthquake is near!
8 km southeast West Sacramento (pop: 52700) -> earthquake is near!
11 km southwest Arcade Arcade (pop: 92200) -> Near earthquake!
13 km northwest of Laguna (pop: 46600) -> earthquake is near!
16 km southwest Carmichael (pop: 61800) -> Near earthquake!
16 km northwest Elk Grove (pop number: 166900) -> earthquake is near!
16 km northwest cordova farm (Population: 71,000) -> Earthquakes nearby!
66 km northwest of Stockton (pop: 305,700) -> Near earthquake!
smoking 22.2°C (72 F), humidity: 61%, wind: 5 m/s (10 knots) from SW
Primary data source: VolcanoDiscovery
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Sacramento (0 km southeast of the epicenter) [Map] / Weak (MMI III) / Single lateral vibration / Very short : I live in Sacramento and definitely felt the jolt of an earthquake. my bed shook
Beverly Hills / Very weak vibration (MMI II) / Single side vibration / Very short
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