A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) strikes 0 kilometers (0 miles) from The Geysers in California on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.82 km (-1 miles). The 2.87-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:46:37 / 1:46 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/10/17 / 2017-10-17 21:46:37 / October 17, 2017 @ 9:46 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth -0.82 km, -122.74617° West, 38.7798347° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72910441. Id of event: nc72910441.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 38 km (24 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Novato (c. 51 900 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Novato, Winters, Napa (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 0 km ENE of The Geysers, California.
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