Santa Rosa earthquake
Magnitude 4.4 earthquake4 km from Santa Rosa, CA, USA · 14 Sept, 7:09 am

The first 4.4 magnitude quake hit 3.4 miles deep about 2 miles north of Santa Rosa at 6:39 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, according to the USGS.

The second 4.3-magnitude quake struck at the same depth at 6:40 p.m. about 2.5 miles north of Santa Rosa, according to the USGS.

More than 6,400 people from as far away as Fresno and Simi Valley reported feeling the 4.4-magnitude tremor

The quakes cracked storefront windows, knocked items off shelves, and damaged water and gas lines in Santa Rosa, The San Francisco Chronicle reported.

The Rodgers Creek Fault is a potentially right-lateral strike-slip fault. The total slip rate on the Rodgers Creek Fault is about 9 mm/yr

The earthquake might have caused minor damages, but several local businesses reported it left broken merchandise and confused customers.

But many residents at greatest risk did not receive an alert until after the shaking started because they were so close to the epicenter.

The quakes cracked storefront windows, knocked items off shelves, and damaged water and gas lines in Santa Rosa

M 4.4 - 3km N of Santa Rosa, CA2022-09-14 01:39:38 (UTC)38.475°N 122.707°W5.6 km depth