A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from The Geysers in California. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.7884979 West, latitude 38.8058319 North, depth = 0.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72757450. Id of event: nc72757450. The temblor was picked up at 17:54:15 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/01/17 / 2017-01-29 01:54:15 / January 29, 2017 @ 1:54 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Napa, Williams, Petaluma (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (26 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-eight 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 4 km NW of The Geysers, California.
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