A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.54 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from The Geysers in California on Friday. Event id: nc72619445. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72619445. Exact location of event, depth 1.62 km, -122.8501663° West, 38.8276672° North. The 3.54-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:58:31 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 1.62 km (1 miles). Global time and date of event 08/04/16 / 2016-04-08 12:58:31 / April 8, 2016 @ 12:58 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Colusa, Novato, Winters. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Novato (c. 51 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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