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Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - 18km NNE of Bella Vista, CA, on Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 9:47 am (GMT -7) -

Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - 18km NNE of Bella Vista, CA, on Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 9:47 am (GMT -7) Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - 18km NNE of Bella Vista, CA, on Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 9:47 am (GMT -7)

Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 14 km depth

22 Sep 16:50 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 minutes.
22 Sep 16:50: Now using data updates from USGS
22 Sep 18:12: Magnitude recalculated from 2.4 to 2.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 13.9 to 13.7 km (from 8.6 to 8.5 mi).

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 22, 2022 16:47:51 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 9:47 am (GMT -7)
Depth13.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude40.78783°N / 122.158°W (California, United States)
Antipode40.788°S / 57.842°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoLassen (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities17 km (10 mi) ENE of Stillwater (pop: 943) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) NNE of Bella Vista (pop: 2,780) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (13 mi) NE of Lake Shasta (Shasta County) (pop: 10,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (13 mi) NE of Lake Shasta (pop: 10,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) NE of Redding (pop: 91,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) NNE of Anderson (Shasta County) (pop: 10,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) WSW of Burney (pop: 3,150) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) N of Red Bluff (Tehama County) (pop: 14,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 17.7°C (64 F), humidity: 50%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 108 joules (35 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.
2.214 km18km NNE of Bella Vista, CAUSGS
2.214 kmNorthern CaliforniaRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Crater Lake Bunk House (CLBH/CC network) | Distance from quake: 236 km / 146 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Crater Lake Bunk House: 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

At magnitude 2.2, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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