A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from The Geysers in California on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -122.8281631 West, latitude 38.8255005 North, depth = 2.04 km. The temblor was reported at 09:11:00 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 2.04 km (1 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 16:11:00 / September 1, 2016 @ 4:11 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: nc72688586. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72688586.
Epicenter of the event was 44 km (27 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Napa, Williams, Petaluma (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: 8 km NW of The Geysers, California.
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