A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from The Geysers in California. Global time and date of event 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 14:52:12 / August 5, 2017 @ 2:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -122.7286682° West, 38.7384987° North, depth 2.54 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72860806. Unique identifier: nc72860806. The temblor was picked up at 06:52:12 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.54 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vacaville (c. 92 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Novato (c. 51 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lucas Valley-Marinwood, Vacaville, American Canyon (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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