A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from The Geysers in California. The temblor was detected at 14:14:23 / 2:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.42 km (1 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/10/15 / 2015-10-12 21:14:23 / October 12, 2015 @ 9:14 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -122.8056641° West, 38.8214989° North, depth 1.42 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72535795. Id of event: nc72535795.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winters, Napa, Williams (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop).
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 has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 6 km NW of The Geysers, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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