Tuesday, 16 April 2024

3.6 quake reported near The Geysers Friday

THE US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY HAS UPGRADED THIS EARTHQUAKE FROM 3.4 TO 3.6 IN MAGNITUDE.

 

THE GEYSERS – A 3.6-magnitude earthquake occurred near The Geysers steamfield late Friday.


The quake occurred at 11:52 p.m., according to the US Geological Survey.


Its epicenter was located two miles east of The Geysers, four miles southwest of Cobb and four miles west northwest of Anderson Springs at a depth of 2.7 miles, the US Geological Survey reported.


Several smaller quakes were reported shortly afterward, with the largest measuring 2.9, according to the report.


US Geological Survey records showed that the agency received numerous reports from people who said they felt the quake.


Responses came from as close as Kelseyville and Middletown and in Sonoma County, and more than 300 miles away in Coursegold.


On Oct. 22 a 3.1 quake was reported near The Geysers, as Lake County News has reported.


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