A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from The Geysers in California on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.836998 West, latitude 38.8370018 North, depth = 1.57 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.57 km (1 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/11/17 / 2017-11-24 09:31:50 / November 24, 2017 @ 9:31 am. The temblor was reported at 01:31:50 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72929890. Unique identifier: nc72929890.
The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 77 km (48 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), 32 km (20 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Napa, Petaluma, Sonoma (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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