Mag. 2.0 earthquake - 3.6 mi west of Cobb, California, USA, on 24 Oct 10:15 am (GMT -7) -

Mag. 2.0 earthquake  - 3.6 mi west of Cobb, California, USA, on 24 Oct 10:15 am (GMT -7)

Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 1 km depth

24 Oct 17:17 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Oct 2020 17:15:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 24 Oct 10:15 am (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 2
Depth: 1.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.8125°N / 122.788°W (Lake County, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) W of Cobb (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSE of Kelseyville (pop: 3,350) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) E of Cloverdale (Sonoma County) (pop: 8,810) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) W of Hidden Valley Lake (pop: 5,580) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SW of Clearlake (Lake County) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNE of Healdsburg (Sonoma County) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NW of Calistoga (Napa County) (pop: 5,330) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) N of Santa Rosa (pop: 175,000) --> See nearby quakes!
3920 km (2436 mi) WNW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
3920 km (2436 mi) WNW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Mist 14.6°C (58 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 1 m/s (2 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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.01.2 km5km NW of The Geysers, CA, USAUSGS
M 2.01 kmNorthern California, USAEMSC

User reports for this quake (2)

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Lakeport, CA / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Horrifying! Cats ran into bedroom, I felt a jolt 27 seconds later, I rolled off the side of the bed! I slowly peeked over to see if the wife was aware of what happened. She was alreadying hoovering over me! She she said, "do not make me have to explaine this to you". So I got up to my knees and she jambed her ring finger and pinky into my nostrils (she is a lefty) and drug me to my feet! I felt her slap once again and she looked at me perplexed so I said as though expected, "I know what that one
Lakeport, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : I was laying in bed and suddenly the cats ran into the bedroom. they keeyed my attention and I felt a sharp jolt and some lateral movement. it was like a large truck going by outside the front porch! My wife found my on the floor sniffling and she reached bown and jambed her ring and middle fingers into my nostirls! I was stunned and found agility I did not know I had! I followed her fingers dragging me to my feet and she instructed me to get back into bed and not to say a word. She slapped me w
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