A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from The Geysers in California. Global time and date of event 13/02/16 / 2016-02-13 02:23:19 / February 13, 2016 @ 2:23 am UTC/GMT. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:23:19 / 6:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -122.7578354 West, latitude 38.7923317 North, depth = 0.98 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.98 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72590010. Id of event: nc72590010.
Event epicenter 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), 51 km (31 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Winters, Napa, Williams (min 5000 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km N of The Geysers, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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