A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from The Geysers in California on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of -0.98 km (-1 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/03/16 / 2016-03-18 21:45:57 / March 18, 2016 @ 9:45 pm. Unique identifier: us20005aw6. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005aw6, nc72608595. Exact location of earthquake, -122.763° West, 38.8032° North, depth -0.98 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:45:57 / 2:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colusa, Novato, Winters. Event epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Novato (c. 51 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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