Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - Solano County, 3.8 mi southeast of American Canyon, California, USA, on Sunday, 16 August 2020 at 12:04 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 15 km depth
16 Aug 12:06 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Aug 2020 12:04:38 UTC -
Depth: 15.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.15033°N / 122.19733°W (Solano County, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) ESE of American Canyon (pop: 20,600) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (5 mi) NE of Vallejo (pop: 121,300) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) NNW of Francisca (Solano County) (pop: 28,200) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNW of Martinez (pop: 38,100) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) SW of Suisun (Solano County) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SW of Fairfield (pop: 113,000) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSE of Napa (pop: 80,400) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NW of Concord (pop: 128,700) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) NNE of San Francisco (pop: 864,800) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SW of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.0||15 km||5km NE of Vallejo, CA (USA)||USGS|
|M 2.0||15 km||San Francisco Bay Area, Calif. (USA)||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.