A minor earthquake magnitude 3.76 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from The Geysers in California on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/01/17 / 2017-01-27 19:08:29 / January 27, 2017 @ 7:08 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: nc72756770. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72756770. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.57 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.76-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:08:29 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -122.758667 West, latitude 38.7923317 North, depth = 2.57 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Vacaville (c. 92 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Woodland (c. 55 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Novato (c. 51 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodland, Lucas Valley-Marinwood, Vacaville. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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