Mag. 2.4 earthquake - 6 mi northeast of Rohnert Park, California, USA, on 1 Oct 3:08 am (GMT -7) -

Mag. 2.4 earthquake  - 6 mi northeast of Rohnert Park, California, USA, on 1 Oct 3:08 am (GMT -7)

Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 1 km depth

1 Oct 10:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
Date & time: 1 Oct 2020 10:08:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 1 Oct 3:08 am (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 2.4
Depth: 0.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.3725°N / 122.5985°W (Sonoma County, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SW of Kenwood (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) ENE of Rohnert Park (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) WNW of Boyes Hot Springs (Sonoma County) (pop: 6,660) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SE of Santa Rosa (pop: 175,000) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNE of Petaluma (pop: 60,400) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SW of Saint Helena (Napa County) (pop: 5,810) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) E of Sebastopol (pop: 7,680) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) WNW of Napa (pop: 80,400) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NNW of San Francisco (pop: 864,800) --> See nearby quakes!
3917 km (2434 mi) WNW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 16°C (61 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.40.5 km6km W of Glen Ellen, CA, USAUSGS
M 2.4 kmNorthern California, USAEMSC

User reports for this quake (3)

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1.9 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Awakened from sleep by the bed shaking. Heard minor rattling noises over the sound of a working tabletop fan. My impression was of a very short mild quake, but cannot be sure since I had been asleep.
San Francisco / not felt / single vertical bump / very short : I was awakened by a loud bang and shake. It felt like an earthquake as I have experienced them. I went online and saw that one had just happened in Kenwood. Not sure if this was what I felt, but I have no other explanation for it.
5901 enterprise rd glen ellen ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
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