A 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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