A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from The Geysers in California. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 20:31:45 / April 17, 2017 @ 8:31 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -122.7261658 West, latitude 38.7755013 North, depth = 0.99 km. Unique identifier: nc72789886. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72789886. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.99 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 12:31:45 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dixon, Vallejo, Suisun. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Vallejo (c. 115 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Fairfield (c. 105 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vacaville (c. 92 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km E of The Geysers, California.
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