A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Cobb in California. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.7 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/03/16 / 2016-03-31 23:49:02 / March 31, 2016 @ 11:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.7646637 West, latitude 38.8241653 North, depth = 1.7 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72615575. Unique identifier: nc72615575. The temblor was picked up at 16:49:02 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colusa, Winters, Napa (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km W of Cobb, California.
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