A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from The Geysers in California on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 21:33:18 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -122.8241653 West, latitude 38.8110008 North, depth = 1.67 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72884295. Unique identifier: nc72884295. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.67 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 05:33:18 / September 3, 2017 @ 5:33 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Napa, Williams, Petaluma (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 6 km WNW of The Geysers, California.
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