Tuesday, 23 July 2024

3.0 quake reported Friday morning near The Geysers

THE GEYSERS – A 3.0-magnitude earthquake was reported near The Geysers geothermal steamfield Friday morning.


The quake occurred at 9:50 a.m., according to the US Geological Survey. Its epicenter was located one mile east northeast of The Geysers, four miles west southwest of Cobb and six miles west northwest of Anderson Springs at a depth of 1.2 miles.


US Geological Survey records showed that the quake was followed by five smaller aftershocks – ranging in size from 0.6 to 2.1 in magnitude – within about seven minutes, and all located within a mile of The Geysers.


The last earthquake measuring 3.0 in magnitude or above in Lake County was reported Jan. 30 two miles north of The Geysers, and measured 3.6 in magnitude, as Lake County News has reported.


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