Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 7.8 mi northwest of Covelo, California, USA, on Monday, 14 September 2020 at 15:36 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 6 km depth
14 Sep 15:39 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.8595°N / 123.36816°W (Mendocino, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (111 km / 69 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) NW of Covelo (pop: 1,260) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNE of Laytonville (pop: 1,230) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SE of Redway (pop: 1,230) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) N of Willits (pop: 4,860) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) NE of Fort Bragg (Mendocino County) (pop: 7,290) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NNW of Redwood Valley (pop: 1,730) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) N of Ukiah (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SW of Redding (pop: 91,600) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) SE of Eureka (Humboldt County) (pop: 27,000) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) NW of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.4||6 km||13km NW of Covelo, CA (USA)||USGS|
|2.9||5 km||Northern California (USA)||EMSC|
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