A minor earthquake magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from The Geysers in California on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/05/16 / 2016-05-12 05:29:55 / May 12, 2016 @ 5:29 am. Id of earthquake: nc72634195. Event ids that are associated: nc72634195. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.15 km (1 miles). The 3.48-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:29:55 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.8206635 West, latitude 38.8151665 North, depth = 2.15 km.
Epicenter of the event was 43 km (27 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Novato (c. 51 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colusa, Novato, Winters (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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