A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from The Geysers in California. Global time and date of event 21/04/16 / 2016-04-21 19:37:07 / April 21, 2016 @ 7:37 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.46 km (-0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -122.7535 West, latitude 38.801 North, depth = -0.46 km. Id of earthquake: nc72625560. Event ids that are associated: nc72625560. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:37:07 / 12:37 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Winters, Napa, Williams (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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 three and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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