Minor mag. 0.9 earthquake - 2km NNW of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Tuesday, 15 September 2020
15 Sep 19:56 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.795°N / 122.76383°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SW of Cobb (pop: 1,800)
14 km (9 mi) NW of Middletown (pop: 1,300)
15 km (10 mi) NE of Geyserville (pop: 900)
113 km (70 mi) NW of Sacramento (pop: 490,700)
117 km (73 mi) NW of San Francisco (pop: 864,800)
179 km (111 mi) NW of San Jose (pop: 1,026,900)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 106 joules (0.392 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 15 Sep 19:54 UTC||M 0.9 / 1 km||2km NNW 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) scale.At magnitude 0.9, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.