A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Sonoma in California. Exact location of event, depth 8.68 km, -122.3988342° West, 38.3438339° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/09/15 / 2015-09-07 14:35:57 / September 7, 2015 @ 2:35 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.68 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 07:35:57 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nc72521361. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72521361.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brentwood, South San Francisco, Ashland. Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Concord (c. 122 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Vallejo (c. 115 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km NE of Sonoma, California.
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