A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from The Geysers in California on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.7635 West, latitude 38.7961667 North, depth = 2.16 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:43:40 / 9:43 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72755925. Unique identifier: nc72755925. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.16 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 25/01/17 / 2017-01-25 05:43:40 / January 25, 2017 @ 5:43 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winters, Napa, Williams (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, 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 have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km NNW of The Geysers, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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