A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Cobb in California on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -122.8093338° West, latitude 38.8286667° North, depth = -0.17 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72791211. Id of event: nc72791211. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.17 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 06:20:36 / 6:20 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/04/17 / 2017-04-20 14:20:36 / April 20, 2017 @ 2:20 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Napa, Petaluma, Williams (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, 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 struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 7 km W of Cobb, California.
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