A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from The Geysers in California. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/02/16 / 2016-02-24 23:38:11 / February 24, 2016 @ 11:38 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72597190. Id of event: nc72597190. The 3.14-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:38:11 / 3:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.68 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -122.8144989 West, latitude 38.8076668 North, depth = 2.68 km.
Earthquake epicenter 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), 53 km (33 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winters, Napa, Williams (min 5000 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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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