A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from The Geysers in California. Event id: nc72536056. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72536056. Exact location of event, depth 3.56 km, -122.7580032° West, 38.7903328° North. Global time and date of event 06/10/15 / 2015-10-06 18:53:53 / October 6, 2015 @ 6:53 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.56 km (2 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:53:53 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Novato (c. 51 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Novato, Winters, Napa. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km N of The Geysers, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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