A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from The Geysers in CA on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.8190002 West, latitude 38.8069992 North, depth = 0.97 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72961361. Id of event: nc72961361. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.97 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:46:23 / 7:46 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/01/18 / 2018-01-30 15:46:23 / January 30, 2018 @ 3:46 pm.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 73 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). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Napa, Williams, Petaluma.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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