Minor mag. 1.2 earthquake - 8km NW of The Geysers, CA, on Tuesday, Jul 5, 2022 at 2:25 pm (GMT -7) -

Minor mag. 1.2 earthquake - 8km NW of The Geysers, CA, on Tuesday, Jul 5, 2022 at 2:25 pm (GMT -7) Minor mag. 1.2 earthquake - 8km NW of The Geysers, CA, on Tuesday, Jul 5, 2022 at 2:25 pm (GMT -7)

Minor magnitude 1.2 earthquake at 2 km depth

5 Jul 21:28 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 5, 2022 21:25:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Jul 5, 2022 at 2:25 pm (GMT -7)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude1.2
Depth2.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude38.82883°N / 122.81433°W (California, United States)
Antipode38.829°S / 57.186°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoClear Lake (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities8 km (5 mi) W of Cobb (pop: 1,780) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (13 mi) SW of Clearlake (Lake County) (pop: 15,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (19 mi) N of Windsor (Sonoma County) (pop: 27,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (27 mi) NNW of Santa Rosa (pop: 175,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) NNW of Petaluma (pop: 60,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (47 mi) NW of Napa (pop: 80,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (55 mi) NW of Vacaville (pop: 96,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
93 km (58 mi) NW of Fairfield (pop: 113,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 21.3°C (70 F), humidity: 57%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from SSW
Estimated seismic energy released4 x 106 joules (1.11 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
1.22.2 km8km NW of The Geysers, CAUSGS
1.22.2 kmNorthern CaliforniaRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 1.2, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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