Small quake hits The Geysers, Cobb

THE GEYSERS – A minor earthquake was felt in The Geysers and Cobb area Thursday afternoon.

The US Geological Survey reported a 3.3 earthquake occurred at 2:04 p.m. It was centered two miles northeast of The Geysers, three miles west of Cobb and six miles west northwest of Anderson Springs.

The earthquake was so shallow that no depth was recorded, according to the USGS.

USGS reports noted that the quake was felt in Middletown, St. Helena and Santa Rosa.

In Cobb, resident Roger Kinney reported feeling the quake. He said the quake's shallowness made it seem like it was much larger.

Kinney also reported feeling three smaller quakes that occurred within minutes of the 3.3 temblor.

E-mail Elizabeth Larson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..