A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Cobb in California on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 10:47:13 / February 15, 2017 @ 10:47 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.88 km (1 miles). Unique identifier: nc72764351. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72764351. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:47:13 / 2:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.8003311 West, latitude 38.8344994 North, depth = 1.88 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Napa, Petaluma, Sonoma. The epicenter was 44 km (28 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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