Last Updated: Thursday, August 1, 2013

Earthquake in Fairfield, CA

M 2.8 weak earthquake shakes Fairfield, California today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 12 km W of Fairfield. It was 5.5 miles deep.

Earthquake in Fairfield, CA was well felt by the people of Green Valley, American Canyon, Napa and Sacramento.

No damage or injury has been reported from today's earthquake in Fairfield, CA.

The 2003 Working Group for California Earthquake Probability had predicted 4% probability that the Concord-Green Valley Fault system would produce 6.7 or larger magnitude earthquake in the next 30 years.

05:52 UTC (local time Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 22:52 @ epicenter)

Felt Reports received by Disaster-Report.Com
From Fairfield, CA: Earthquake shook entire 2 story house, moving recliner's, upsetting pet, passed very quickly but it was strong jolt.
From Fairfield, CA: Approx 10:36 on 7/31/13 moderate to strong jolt to house, lasted only seconds.

Epicenter Location
3 km SW of Green Valley, California
9 km NE of American Canyon, California
11 km SE of Napa, California
12 km W of Fairfield, California
71 km WSW of Sacramento, California

Original post: Natural Disasters List August 1, 2013

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