Minor mag. 1.4 earthquake - 2km W of Cobb, CA, USA on Wednesday, 16 September 2020
16 Sep 08:33 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
Depth: 0.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.82117°N / 122.7425°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) W of Cobb (pop: 1,800)
13 km (8 mi) NW of Middletown (pop: 1,300)
15 km (9 mi) S of Clear Lake Riviera (pop: 3,100)
112 km (69 mi) NW of Sacramento (pop: 490,700)
120 km (74 mi) NW of San Francisco (pop: 864,800)
181 km (112 mi) NW of San Jose (pop: 1,026,900)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 106 joules (2.21 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 16 Sep 08:31 UTC||M 1.4 / 0.5 km||2km W of Cobb, 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 1.4, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.