A light earthquake magnitude 4.04 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from The Geysers in California on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 02:12:16 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc72795911. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72795911. Exact location, longitude -122.7779999° West, latitude 38.7876663° North, depth = 2.33 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.33 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/04/17 / 2017-04-30 10:12:16 / April 30, 2017 @ 10:12 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Suisun, Vallejo, Woodland (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Vallejo (c. 115 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Fairfield (c. 105 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Vacaville (c. 92 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km WNW of The Geysers, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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