A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from The Geysers in California. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.32 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 3.32 km, -122.7713318° West, 38.7861671° North. Id of earthquake: nc72642431. Event ids that are associated: nc72642431. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/05/16 / 2016-05-27 11:49:42 / May 27, 2016 @ 11:49 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 04:49:42 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winters, Napa, Williams.
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 five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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: 1 km NW of The Geysers, California.
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