Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - Split Rock, 13 mi north of Nice, Lake County, California, USA, on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 02:57 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - Split Rock, 13 mi north of Nice, Lake County, California, USA, on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 02:57 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 18 km depth

10 Aug 03:03 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
Aug 10 03:32: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1.
Date & time: Aug 10, 2016 02:57:17 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.31°N / 122.79°W (Lake, California, United States)
Antipode: 39.31°S / 57.21°E
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (38 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) NNE of Nice (pop: 2,730) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NNE of Lakeport (pop: 4,810) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) ENE of Ukiah (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NNW of Clearlake (Lake County) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ESE of Willits (pop: 4,860) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) N of Windsor (Sonoma County) (pop: 27,500) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) WSW of Chico (pop: 90,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) N of Santa Rosa (pop: 175,000) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NW of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) N of San Francisco (pop: 864,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.118 km NORTHERN CALIFORNIAEMSC
5.115 km- 19km NNE of Upper Lake, CaliforniaUSGS
5.010 kmNorthern CaliforniaGFZ
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User reports for this quake (26)

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stonyford / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Front of house shook  
Independence, Oregon (617.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
vallejo, ca / not felt : Dogs barking uncontrollably at nothing I thought. Had to bring in to quiet them.  
Kelseyville / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Redding, Shasta, California (145.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
VACAVILLE / not felt
Clearlake, Lake, California (40.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Sunnyvale / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Lucerne / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Strong bang and house bent back and forth. 1st time in this area in the 10 years I've been here. Right next to a Volcano too!! :-o  
Willits / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lucerne ca (24.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kelseyville / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt house sway. Heard a little rumble  
Cloverdale on Geysers Rd. / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Sitting in recliner. My 5th wheel trailer shook hard for 10 seconds.  
Redwood Valley / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Clearlake (38.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Huge boom heard at beginning, floor rocking back and forth for maybe a minute  
Kelseyville / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Talmage, Mendocino, California (37.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shake the house for 30 seconds (reported through our app)  
Willows (United States, 55 km NE of epicenter) : Moving side to side (reported through EMSC)  
Ukiah (United States, 40 km SW of epicenter) : It was a quick rolling jolt (reported through EMSC)  
Ukiah (United States, 40 km SW of epicenter) : Shook my sofa, fiancé sitting on ground did not feel other than the furniture he was leaning on shift about. (reported through EMSC)  
Santa Rosa (United States, 97 km S of epicenter) : Just a small sharp jolt (reported through EMSC)  
Sea Ranch (United States, 88 km SW of epicenter) : Lampshade shook (reported through EMSC)  
(United States, 62 km NW of epicenter) : We are camping at lake Mendocino. Eating dinner at picnic table when we felt it move including doggies water bowl. (reported through EMSC)  
Willows (United States, 55 km NE of epicenter) : Nice little rolling shake (reported through EMSC)  
Kelseyville (United States, 36 km S of epicenter) : Rolling more than jolt (reported through EMSC)  
Nice (United States, 21 km S of epicenter) : Lasted at least 10 to 15 seconds nothing fell down but holy heck it was scarry (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (43 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Oct 8, 2016 14:09
5 years ago
2.2

8 km
12 mi NE of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Sep 25, 2016 17:23
5 years ago
2.3

9 km
Split Rock, 15 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Sep 25, 2016 02:08
5 years ago
2.3

9.2 km
20km NE of Upper Lake, CaliforniaMore
Sep 20, 2016 04:45
5 years ago
2.5

1 km
Split Rock, 26 mi NE of Ukiah, Mendocino County, California, USAMore
Sep 19, 2016 20:01
5 years ago
2.0

8 km
10.8 mi NE of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Sep 13, 2016 15:29
5 years ago
2.3

9 km
Split Rock, 13 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Sep 12, 2016 20:01
5 years ago
2.2

9.5 km
20km NNE of Upper Lake, CaliforniaMore
Sep 12, 2016 18:40
5 years ago
2.2

5 km
Split Rock, 13 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Sep 10, 2016 18:11
5 years ago
2.0

9 km
Split Rock, 15 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Sep 3, 2016 21:24
5 years ago
2.5

10 km
Split Rock, 14 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 23, 2016 02:52
5 years ago
2.0

9.2 km
19km NNE of Upper Lake, CaliforniaMore
Aug 23, 2016 00:57
5 years ago
2.1

1 km
Split Rock, 13 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 22, 2016 23:36
5 years ago
2.1

0 km
Split Rock, 14 mi N of Upper Lake, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 20, 2016 08:21
5 years ago
2.1

8 km
Split Rock, 15 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 20, 2016 00:00
5 years ago
2.2

9 km
Split Rock, 14 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 19, 2016 16:22
5 years ago
2.3

9 km
Split Rock, 14 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 19, 2016 16:21
5 years ago
2.2

8 km
Split Rock, 15 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 18, 2016 09:14
5 years ago
2.3

11 km
Split Rock, 14 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 18, 2016 09:12
5 years ago
2.5

10 km
Split Rock, 14 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 16, 2016 21:27
5 years ago
2.1

9 km
Split Rock, 14 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 14, 2016 06:40
5 years ago
2.0

0.3 km
20km NNE of Upper Lake, CaliforniaMore
Aug 14, 2016 06:12
5 years ago
2.3

0 km
Split Rock, 14 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 11, 2016 14:00
5 years ago
2.2

11 km
Split Rock, 14 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 11, 2016 10:48
5 years ago
2.2

11 km
Split Rock, 14 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 11, 2016 04:02
5 years ago
2.2

8 km
Split Rock, 15 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 11, 2016 02:22
5 years ago
2.0

1 km
Split Rock, 14 mi N of Upper Lake, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 10, 2016 15:01
5 years ago
2.4

10 km
Split Rock, 14 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 10, 2016 13:40
5 years ago
2.2

9 km
Split Rock, 15 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 10, 2016 11:19
5 years ago
2.1

10 km
Split Rock, 15 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 10, 2016 09:36
5 years ago
2.0

5 km
Split Rock, 15 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 10, 2016 06:25
5 years ago
2.4

1 km
Split Rock, 15 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 10, 2016 06:23
5 years ago
2.2

4 km
Split Rock, 14 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 10, 2016 05:57
5 years ago
2.1

5.5 km
24km NNE of Upper Lake, CaliforniaMore
Aug 10, 2016 05:30
5 years ago
2.1

8 km
Split Rock, 13 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 10, 2016 05:28
5 years ago
2.3

0 km
Split Rock, 14 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 10, 2016 05:26
5 years ago
2.3

9 km
Split Rock, 13 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 10, 2016 05:13
5 years ago
2.2

8 km
Split Rock, 13 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 10, 2016 04:32
5 years ago
2.1

10 km
Split Rock, 15 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 10, 2016 04:23
5 years ago
2.0

19 km
Split Rock, 15 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 10, 2016 03:24
5 years ago - felt
3.0

13 km
Split Rock, 15 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 10, 2016 03:20
5 years ago
2.2

10.3 km
19km NNE of Upper Lake, CaliforniaMore
Aug 10, 2016 03:15
5 years ago
2.0

0 km
Split Rock, 14 mi N of Upper Lake, Lake County, California, USAMore
Aug 10, 2016 03:08
5 years ago
2.7

13 km
Split Rock, 13 mi N of Nice, Lake County, California, USAMore

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