Mag. 1.5 earthquake - 7km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA), on Sunday, 5 July 2020 at 12:53 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 3 km depth
5 Jul 12:55 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
Depth: 2.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.825°N / 122.80267°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SSE of Caldwell Pines
7 km (4 mi) W of Cobb (pop: 1,780)
16 km (10 mi) NNE of Geyserville (Sonoma County) (pop: 862)
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Clear Lake Riviera (Lake County) (pop: 3,090)
17 km (11 mi) S of Kelseyville (Lake County) (pop: 3,350)
19 km (12 mi) E of Cloverdale (Sonoma County) (pop: 8,810)
121 km (75 mi) NNW of San Francisco (pop: 864,800)
123 km (76 mi) NNW of Oakland (pop: 419,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 107 joules (3.12 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 1.5||2.5 km||7km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA)||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.5, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.