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Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 3.4 mi southwest of Cobb, California, USA, on 24 Sep 9:01 am (GMT -7)

Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 3.4 mi southwest of Cobb, California, USA, on 24 Sep 9:01 am (GMT -7) Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 3.4 mi southwest of Cobb, California, USA, on 24 Sep 9:01 am (GMT -7)

Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 1 km depth

24 Sep 14:45 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
24 Sep 14:45: Now using data updates from USGS

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 24, 2020 14:42:27 UTC
Local time at epicenter24 Sep 9:01 am (GMT -7)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.1
Depth1.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude38.787°N / 122.766°W (Lake County, California, United States)
Antipode38.787°S / 57.234°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoClear Lake (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities5 km (3 mi) SW of Cobb (pop: 1,780) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) W of Hidden Valley Lake (pop: 5,580) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (13 mi) NNE of Russian River (Sonoma County) (pop: 11,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (13 mi) NNE of Russian River (pop: 11,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) E of Cloverdale (Sonoma County) (pop: 8,810) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) SSW of Clearlake (Lake County) (pop: 15,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) N of Windsor (Sonoma County) (pop: 27,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) N of Santa Rosa (pop: 175,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) N of Rohnert Park (pop: 42,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
113 km (70 mi) WNW of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.11.4 km1km NW of The Geysers, CA, USAUSGS
2.84 kmNorthern California, USAEMSC

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