Mag. 2.0 earthquake - Monterey County, 15 mi southwest of Coalinga (Fresno County), California, USA, on 5 Oct 9:06 pm (GMT -7) -

Mag. 2.0 earthquake  - Monterey County, 15 mi southwest of Coalinga (Fresno County), California, USA, on 5 Oct 9:06 pm (GMT -7)

Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 4 km depth

6 Oct 04:09 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Oct 2020 04:06:35 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 5 Oct 9:06 pm (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 2
Depth: 3.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.01017°N / 120.57367°W (Monterey County, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Golden Trout Creek (206 km / 128 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) NW of Parkfield (Monterey County) (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SW of Coalinga (Fresno County) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NNE of San Miguel (San Luis Obispo County) (pop: 2,340) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) W of Avenal (Kings County) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NNE of Paso Robles (San Luis Obispo County) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) N of Atascadero (San Luis Obispo County) (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) N of San Luis Obispo (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WSW of Hanford (pop: 55,700) --> See nearby quakes!
3821 km (2374 mi) W of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
3821 km (2374 mi) W of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 23.4°C (74 F), humidity: 27%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from S
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 2.03.6 km18km NW of Parkfield, CA, USAUSGS

User reports for this quake (3)

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At magnitude 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.
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Laguna Hills, CA (376.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe
Riverside ca. / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Resting on bed when I felt the slightest little movement. Something not normal lt lasted about 2 seconds.
Riverside ca. / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : What I felt must not have been a quake because it was about 10 min ago
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Mag. 2.0 earthquake - Monterey County, 15 mi southwest of Coalinga (Fresno County), California, USA, on 5 Oct 9:06 pm (GMT -7)
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