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Minor earthquake, 2.99 mag was detected near The Geysers in California



Earthquake location 38.8293343S, -122.8454971WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from The Geysers in California. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.16 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -122.8454971 West, latitude 38.8293343 North, depth = 1.16 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/11/16 / 2016-11-29 03:45:02 / November 29, 2016 @ 3:45 am UTC/GMT. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:45:02 / 7:45 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72730585. Id of event: nc72730585.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Napa, Williams, Petaluma (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km NW of The Geysers, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.99 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.8454971° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.8293343° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NW of The Geysers, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-29 03:45:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-29 03:51:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 138 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nc The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 37 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.009063 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc72730585 Id of event.
Event Code 72730585 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72730585, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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