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Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - 3km E of Willits, CA, on Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 10:43 am (GMT -7) -

Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - 3km E of Willits, CA, on Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 10:43 am (GMT -7) Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - 3km E of Willits, CA, on Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 10:43 am (GMT -7)

Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 5 km depth

13 Aug 17:45 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
13 Aug 21:22: Magnitude recalculated from 2.5 to 2.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 3.6 to 4.8 km (from 2.2 to 3 mi).

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 13, 2022 17:43:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 10:43 am (GMT -7)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.4
Depth4.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude39.40783°N / 123.32433°W (California, United States)
Antipode39.408°S / 56.676°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoClear Lake (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities3 km (2 mi) E of Little Lake (pop: 4,860) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
19 km (12 mi) NW of Redwood Valley (pop: 1,730) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) NNW of Ukiah (pop: 15,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) SSE of Laytonville (pop: 1,230) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
42 km (26 mi) E of Fort Bragg (Mendocino County) (pop: 7,290) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) S of Covelo (pop: 1,260) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
78 km (49 mi) NW of Clearlake (Lake County) (pop: 15,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
105 km (65 mi) NNW of Windsor (Sonoma County) (pop: 27,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 25.7°C (78 F), humidity: 50%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from WSW
Estimated seismic energy released2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.44.8 km3km E of Willits, CAUSGS
2.45 kmNORTHERN CALIFORNIAEMSC
2.44.8 kmNear Coast of N. CaliforniaRaspberryShake

Seismograms

Seismic station: Marconi Conference Center, Marshall, CA, USA (MCCM/BK network) | Distance from quake: 146 km / 90 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Marconi Conference Center, Marshall, CA, USA: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (2)

At magnitude 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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84 west valley street willits (2.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Willits (6.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Shook my couch and plant in from of me was shaking  

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