A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Cobb in California. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.74 km (1 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/04/16 / 2016-04-13 16:18:47 / April 13, 2016 @ 4:18 pm. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:18:47 / 9:18 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72621695. Id of event: nc72621695. Exact location of earthquake, -122.8233337° West, 38.8421669° North, depth 1.74 km.
The epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Napa, Petaluma, Sonoma (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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