Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - 6km NNE of Petrolia, CA, on Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 5:10 am (GMT -8) -
Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 26 km depth
15 Jan 13:12 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
|Date & time||Jan 15, 2022 13:10:58 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 5:10 am (GMT -8)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||40.38117°N / 124.268°W (California, United States)|
|Antipode||40.381°S / 55.732°E|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||USGS (United States Geological Survey)|
|Nearest volcano||Clear Lake (203 km / 126 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||18 km (11 mi) SW of Scotia (Humboldt County) (pop: 850) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Fortuna (Humboldt County) (pop: 12,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) NW of Redway (pop: 1,230) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) S of Eureka (Humboldt County) (pop: 27,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
54 km (34 mi) SSW of Bayside (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
56 km (35 mi) SSW of Arcata (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
64 km (40 mi) SSW of McKinleyville (Humboldt County) (pop: 15,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (47 mi) S of Westhaven-Moonstone (pop: 1,210) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) SW of Willow Creek (pop: 1,710) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (58 mi) WSW of Hayfork (pop: 2,370) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Broken Clouds 3.1°C (38 F), humidity: 62%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from E|
|Estimated seismic energy released||3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.5||26 km||6km NNE of Petrolia, CA||USGS|
|2.5||26 km||NORTHERN CALIFORNIA||EMSC|
|2.5||26 km||Near Coast of N. California||RaspberryShake|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.