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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - NW of American Canyon, California on Sunday, 24 August 2014

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - NW of American Canyon, California on Sunday, 24 August 2014
Date & time: Sunday, 24 August 2014 10:20 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.22°N / 122.313°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (92 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) NW of American Canyon (pop: 20,600)
9 km (6 mi) SW of Napa (pop: 80,400)
14 km (8 mi) SW of Green Valley (pop: 1,600)
50 km (31 mi) N of San Francisco (pop: 864,800)
82 km (51 mi) SW of Sacramento (pop: 490,700)
105 km (65 mi) NW of San Jose (pop: 1,026,900)
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 24 Aug 10:20 UTCM 6.0 / 11 kmNW of American Canyon, CaliforniaGeoAu

User reports for this quake

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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: NW of American Canyon, California, 24 Aug 2014 10:20

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (38 quakes):
  • 01 Feb 2015 02:17 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Jan 2015 00:04 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 Jan 2015 08:06 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    19.1 km (11.9 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 2015 21:18 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    7.4 km (4.6 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Dec 2014 09:01 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Dec 2014 15:18 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Nov 2014 20:36 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    8.4 km (5.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Nov 2014 18:27 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    5.4 km (3.4 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Nov 2014 00:47 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    7.5 km (4.7 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Nov 2014 11:46 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 17 Nov 2014 20:20 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    17.1 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Nov 2014 13:39 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Nov 2014 18:18 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Oct 2014 16:31 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    7.1 km (4.4 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Oct 2014 22:26 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    12.8 km (8 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Oct 2014 13:40 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    11.5 km (7.1 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - NW of American Canyon, California on Sunday, 24 August 2014
 

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