Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - 6.4 mi east of Ukiah, Mendocino County, California, USA, on Wednesday, Jun 6, 1962 5:50 pm (GMT +0)
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Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Jun 6, 1962 5:50 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.116°N / 123.097°W (Mendocino, California, United States)
Antipode: 39.116°S / 56.903°E
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) ESE of Ukiah (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WNW of Lakeport (pop: 4,810) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NNW of Cloverdale (Sonoma County) (pop: 8,810) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) WNW of Clearlake (Lake County) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NNW of Windsor (Sonoma County) (pop: 27,500) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NNW of Santa Rosa (pop: 175,000) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NNW of Rohnert Park (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) WNW of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) NNW of San Francisco (pop: 864,800) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) NNW of San Jose (pop: 1,026,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|5.2||10 km||Northern California (USA)||USGS|
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