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Earthquake: 2.3 quake strikes near Cobb, Calif.

Earthquake: 2.3 quake strikes near Cobb, Calif.
A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Tuesday morning's quake near Cobb, Calif. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 2.3 earthquake was reported early Tuesday morning five miles from Cobb, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 3:47 a.m. PDT at a depth of 1.2 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 13 miles from Clearlake, 15 miles from Healdsburg, 19 miles from Windsor and 73 miles from Sacramento.

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In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service, and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.

[Updated 6:07 p.m. PDT April 22: The USGS had earlier reported the magnitude of the quake to be 3.2.]

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