Minor mag. 1.2 earthquake - 7km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA), on Saturday, 8 August 2020 at 12:48 (GMT)
8 Aug 12:50 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
Depth: 1.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.82567°N / 122.8095°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) W of Cobb (pop: 1,800)
15 km (10 mi) NE of Geyserville (pop: 900)
16 km (10 mi) SW of Clear Lake Riviera (pop: 3,100)
117 km (73 mi) NW of Sacramento (pop: 490,700)
122 km (76 mi) NW of San Francisco (pop: 864,800)
184 km (114 mi) NW of San Jose (pop: 1,026,900)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4 x 106 joules (1.11 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2020-08-08 12:48:03 UTC||M 1.2 / 1.5 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 1.2, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.