On Tuesday night, a 4.4-magnitude earthquake rocked certain areas of the Bay Area, but Cobb fire and rescue officials have not yet received any reports of deaths or property damage.
About six miles distant from Cobb in Lake County, the quake occurred at 10:39 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time), according to the United States Geological Survey.
Geysers area active tonight with series of earthquakes reported by USGS – largest so far a M4.4 in Cobb.
— Kristofer Noceda (@krisnoceda) April 12, 2023
The largest geothermal field in the world with numerous geothermal power stations, The Geysers, located 10 miles south of Cobb and experienced a magnitude 2.5 earthquake two miles to the north of the first earthquake’s epicentre.
Preliminary magnitude 4.4 earthquake (adjusted from 4.5) near Cobb not far from the The Geysers at 10:39 pm pic.twitter.com/XV11vkRaIb
— Rob Mayeda (@RobMayeda) April 12, 2023
Many further small earthquakes were also felt in the region late on Tuesday.
At an elevation of 2,631 feet, Cobb is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lake County, California, in the United States. It is situated 1.6 kilometres (miles) northwest of Whispering Pines.
Oakland, Lakeport, Santa Rosa, and Cotati all felt the tremor.