Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - NORTHERN CALIFORNIA on Tuesday, 14 August 2018
14 Aug 07:04 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.73°N / 121.47°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Tumble Buttes (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) NW of Old Station (pop: 100)
12 km (7 mi) SE of Hat Creek (pop: 300)
22 km (14 mi) SE of Cassel (pop: 200)
79 km (49 mi) NE of Redding (pop: 91,600)
194 km (121 mi) NW of Reno (pop: 241,400)
197 km (123 mi) NW of Sparks (pop: 96,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 14 Aug 07:01 UTC||M 2.4 / 9 km||NORTHERN CALIFORNIA||EMSC|
|2018-08-13 23:01:49 -08:00 (14 Aug 07:01:49 UTC)||M 2.2 / 9.8 km||- 23km SE of Burney, CA||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.