A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.47 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from The Geysers in California on Friday. Id of earthquake: nc72580321. Event ids that are associated: nc72580321. Exact location of earthquake, -122.8516693° West, 38.8250008° North, depth 1.89 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.89 km (1 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/01/16 / 2016-01-15 13:05:24 / January 15, 2016 @ 1:05 pm. The temblor was picked up at 05:05:24 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winters, Novato, Napa. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 44 km (28 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Novato (c. 51 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 9 km WNW of The Geysers, California.
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