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Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 0km SSE of East Richmond Heights, CA (USA) on Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake  - 0km SSE of East Richmond Heights, CA (USA) on Wednesday, 15 January 2020
Date & time: Wednesday, 15 January 2020 07:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-14 23:00:37 -08:00
Magnitude: 2.6
Depth: 6.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.943°N / 122.313°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (121 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5*10^8 J (139 KWh / 0.12 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 15 Jan 2020
Wed, 15 Jan 07:00 UTCM 2.6 / 7 kmSan Francisco Bay Area, Calif. (USA)EMSC

"I felt it" reports:
richomnd, ca (5.3 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): felt a strong jolt- then light shaking - I was on the second floor of my house.
Memorial Park, Albany, CA / MMI IV (Light shaking): A jolt. Felt larger than 2.6
SanPablo hi / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Richmond, ca near 23rd street and rheem avenue (3.4 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was on the couch and I thought someone had come by and bumped into the couch. My granddaughter was in the top bunk and got a jolt. All three of us at home heard a "boom" sound. I am surprised it registered only 2.6.
Richmond, CA in Marina Bay / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Richmond / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(5.2 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Richmond / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Upstairs floor shaking
Richmond / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
University Village, Albany, CA 94706 / MMI IV (Light shaking): Significant jolt. Scared us.
El sobrante, ca / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Mostly noisy
Pinole,ca / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(3.3 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I’m
Berkeley by University Avenue. / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Heard a fairly loud bang, then a small jolt and weak shaking that ended very quickly.
94805 (0.7 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Richmond, ca (0.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Richmond, CA / MMI III (Weak shaking)

 

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