M 6.1 Earthquake, 6km NW of American Canyon, California

August 24, 2014 at 10:20:44 AM +0000
U.S. Geological Survey
Alert area: 5 miles (7 km) WSW of American Canyon, CA; 6 miles (10 km) WNW of Vallejo, CA; 9 miles (15 km) NW of Crockett, CA; 25 miles (41 km) NNW of Oakland, CA Source: U.S. Geological Survey

Posted August 24, 2014 at 10:23:33 AM +0000

An earthquake with magnitude 6.1 occurred near American Canyon, CA at 10:20:44.00 UTC on Aug 24, 2014. (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.)

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