Mag. 1.6 earthquake - - 6km WNW of The Geysers, CA, on 2018-12-28 08:37:53 -08:00
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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, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) WSW of Cobb (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) E of Cloverdale (Sonoma County) (pop: 8,810) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) S of Kelseyville (pop: 3,350) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) N of Healdsburg (Sonoma County) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) W of Hidden Valley Lake (pop: 5,580) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SW of Clearlake (Lake County) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) N of Windsor (Sonoma County) (pop: 27,500) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NNW of Santa Rosa (pop: 175,000) --> See nearby quakes!
3923 km (2437 mi) WNW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
3923 km (2437 mi) WNW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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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.