Mag. 2.3 earthquake - 14 mi southwest of Clearlake on Monday, 16 November 2020 at 03:07 (GMT) -

Mag. 2.3 earthquake  - 14 mi southwest of Clearlake on Monday, 16 November 2020 at 03:07 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 2 km depth

16 Nov 03:09 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 minutes.
16 Nov 03:10: Now using data updates from USGS
Date & time: 16 Nov 2020 03:07:14 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.3
Depth: 2.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.82833°N / 122.81384°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) W of Cobb (pop: 1,780)
18 km (11 mi) E of Cloverdale (Sonoma County) (pop: 8,810)
19 km (12 mi) WNW of Middletown (pop: 1,320)
22 km (14 mi) SW of Clearlake (Lake County) (pop: 15,200)
25 km (15 mi) N of Healdsburg (Sonoma County) (pop: 11,700)
44 km (27 mi) NNW of Santa Rosa (pop: 175,000)
118 km (73 mi) WNW of Sacramento (pop: 490,700)
122 km (76 mi) NNW of San Francisco (pop: 864,800)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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M 2.32.2 km8km NW of The Geysers, CA, USAUSGS

User reports for this quake (2)

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Cleartake / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : I rolled to floor and covered the back of my head with my palms (fingers interlaced). I whimpered a bit and started to cry, like little girl. I try to forget who I am or what it is going on by pretending my pony tails are not fake ones hold on by duct tape. The ground make rumble noise but I still see my picture on wall of my dear old Grandma was rattling a bit. My sweetheart Helga smack me with fly swatter and tell me to "knock it off"!
Lakeport, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Cats ran away, a sudden jolt & that sound again. I rolled off my bed and lay my chest towards the ground. Another jolt as I whimpered in fear with tears streaming down my face. Could this be the one that sends magma spewing from Clear-take Volcano? The wife knelt down and slapped me (hard) and said, "you know what that one was for!" I lay their with post crying sniffles for about an hour. Mortified! We are all DOOMED, doomed I tell ya!
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