A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Cobb in California on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 03:37:57 / 3:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/17 / 2017-09-28 11:37:57 / September 28, 2017 @ 11:37 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.48 km (1 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -122.8231659 West, latitude 38.840168 North, depth = 1.48 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72900446. Unique identifier: nc72900446.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Napa, Petaluma, Sonoma.
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 thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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