Tuesday, 18 June 2024

Rattling around The Geysers reported Monday

THE GEYSERS – More than a dozen earthquakes were recorded at The Geysers on Monday, with four temblors recorded in less than 10 minutes.

By 6 p.m. Monday, 15 quakes were recorded for the day; the largest was a 3.1-magnitude temblor which was felt by residents at 5:19 p.m. and followed by three more in less than 10 minutes, according the to U.S. Geological Survey. Two more quakes were recorded by 6:30 p.m.

The US Geological Survey reported that it received shakes reports on the 3.1-magnitude quake from San Jacinto and Middletown.

Earthquakes also continued to rumble in Southern California and Baja California, where nearly four dozen temblors occurred on Monday, primarily on the Elsinore Fault Zone, with a 3.6 magnitude at 6:13 a.m., the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Worldwide, the U.S. Geological Survey reported there have been 282 earthquakes in the last seven days, including quakes that measure 2.5 magnitude or larger in the United States and adjacent areas, and 4.5 magnitude and larger in the rest of the world.



The USGS lists almost 100 earthquakes in The Geysers area in the last seven days, which include magnitudes less than 2.5.

A 3.5-magnitude quake was reported in The Geysers April 27, as Lake County News has reported.

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