A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from The Geysers in California. Id of earthquake: nc72761506. Event ids that are associated: nc72761506. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.18 km (1 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:39:14 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.7896652 West, latitude 38.8050003 North, depth = 1.18 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/02/17 / 2017-02-07 07:39:14 / February 7, 2017 @ 7:39 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter 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), 80 km (50 miles) from Novato (c. 51 900 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Colusa, Novato, Winters.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-one 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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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