A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from The Geysers in California. The temblor was picked up at 20:11:10 / 8:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.7696686 West, latitude 38.8064995 North, depth = 1.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.5 km (1 miles). Global time and date of event 28/05/17 / 2017-05-28 04:11:10 / May 28, 2017 @ 4:11 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: nc72807391. Event ids that are associated: nc72807391.
Event epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winters, Napa, Williams (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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