A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from The Geysers in California on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.14 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/10/15 / 2015-10-18 13:16:34 / October 18, 2015 @ 1:16 pm. The temblor was picked up at 06:16:34 / 6:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -122.8183365° West, 38.8061676° North, depth 0.14 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72539720. Unique identifier: nc72539720.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Novato (c. 51 900 pop), 53 km (33 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).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km WNW of The Geysers, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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