A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from The Geysers in California on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 03:12:34 / March 2, 2017 @ 3:12 am UTC/GMT. Event id: nc72769641. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72769641. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.21 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 0.21 km, -122.7806702° West, 38.7929993° North. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:12:34 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winters, Napa, Williams. Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 70 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). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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