Mag. 1.6 earthquake - - 6km WNW of The Geysers, CA, on 2018-12-28 08:37:53 -08:00
Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 3 km depth
28 Dec 16:40 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-28 08:37:53 -08:00
Depth: 2.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.80733°N / 122.81883°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SSE of Black Oaks (Sonoma County)
8 km (5 mi) WSW of Cobb (Lake County) (pop: 1,780)
13 km (8 mi) NNE of Geyserville (Sonoma County) (pop: 862)
17 km (11 mi) E of Cloverdale (Sonoma County) (pop: 8,810)
18 km (11 mi) SSW of Clear Lake Riviera (Lake County) (pop: 3,090)
19 km (12 mi) S of Kelseyville (Lake County) (pop: 3,350)
106 km (66 mi) NW of Martinez (Contra Costa County) (pop: 38,100)
116 km (72 mi) NW of Pleasant Hill (Contra Costa County) (pop: 34,800)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 1.6||2.5 km||- 6km WNW of The Geysers, 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 1.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.