Mag. 3.5 earthquake - 1 mi west of Redwood Valley, Mendocino County, California, USA, on 2020-01-29 04:30:50 -08:00 -

Mag. 3.5 earthquake  - 1 mi west of Redwood Valley, Mendocino County, California, USA, on 2020-01-29 04:30:50 -08:00

Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 6 km depth

29 Jan 12:34 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 6.0 to 6.4 km.
Date & time: 29 Jan 2020 12:30:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-29 04:30:50 -08:00
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 6.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.26767°N / 123.222°W (Mendocino County, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) W of Redwood Valley (pop: 1,730) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) N of Ukiah (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) SE of Willits (pop: 4,860) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) WNW of Upper Lake (pop: 1,050) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NNE of Boonville (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) NW of Tuckertown (pop: 4,810) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) WNW of Lucerne (pop: 3,070) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) WNW of Clearlake (Lake County) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
3943 km (2450 mi) WNW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
3943 km (2450 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: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 3.56.4 km2km W of Redwood Valley, CA (USA)USGS
M 3.05 kmNorthern California (USA)EMSC

User reports for this quake (4)

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Kelso Washington 98626 / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
7.9 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I am 2miles from the epicenter it was so strong (reported through our app)
Redwood Valley (United States of America, 6 km S of epicenter) : We were sleeping, but awoke when our tv squeaked and we felt the shaking...then my bf asked “was that an earthquake?” “Yes it was” was my response. We’re in Redwood valley... (reported through EMSC)
Ukiah (United States of America, 16 km S of epicenter) : It woke me from a dead sleep. (reported through EMSC)
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