A minor earthquake magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from The Geysers in California on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 16:03:31 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 1.47 km (1 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72643806. Unique identifier: nc72643806. Exact location, longitude -122.8188324° West, latitude 38.8081665° North, depth = 1.47 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/05/16 / 2016-05-31 23:03:31 / May 31, 2016 @ 11:03 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Novato (c. 51 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Novato, Winters, Napa.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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