Mag. 1.6 earthquake - - 10km WNW of The Geysers, CA, on 2018-12-28 05:17:29 -08:00
Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 2 km depth
28 Dec 13:23 UTC: First to report: USGS after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-28 05:17:29 -08:00
Depth: 1.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.82483°N / 122.8545°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) WSW of Black Oaks
14 km (9 mi) E of Cloverdale (Sonoma County) (pop: 8,810)
24 km (15 mi) N of Healdsburg (Sonoma County) (pop: 11,700)
25 km (15 mi) SW of Clearlake (Lake County) (pop: 15,200)
26 km (16 mi) W of Hidden Valley Lake (pop: 5,580)
44 km (28 mi) NNW of Santa Rosa (pop: 175,000)
121 km (75 mi) WNW of Sacramento (pop: 490,700)
123 km (76 mi) NNW of San Francisco (pop: 864,800)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.6||1.9 km||- 10km WNW of The Geysers, CA||USGS|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.