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Minor mag. 0.6 earthquake - 2km ENE of The Geysers, CA, USA on Saturday, 17 October 2020

Minor mag. 0.6 earthquake  - 2km ENE of The Geysers, CA, USA on Saturday, 17 October 2020
17 Oct 12:13 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
Date & time: Saturday, 17 October 2020 12:11 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 17 Oct 5:11 am (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 0.6
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.7865°N / 122.73434°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) SW of Cobb (pop: 1,800)
11 km (7 mi) NW of Middletown (pop: 1,300)
15 km (10 mi) W of Hidden Valley Lake (pop: 5,600)
110 km (68 mi) NW of Sacramento (pop: 490,700)
116 km (72 mi) NW of San Francisco (pop: 864,800)
177 km (110 mi) NW of San Jose (pop: 1,026,900)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 15.8°C (60 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 105 joules (0.139 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
17 Oct 5:11 am (GMT -7) (17 Oct 12:11:16 UTC)M 0.6 / 2 km2km ENE of The Geysers, CA, USAUSGS

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
At magnitude 0.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.
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Minor mag. 0.6 earthquake - 2km ENE of The Geysers, CA, USA on Saturday, 17 October 2020
 

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