A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from The Geysers in CA on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/04/18 / 2018-04-21 22:36:55 / April 21, 2018 @ 10:36 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 14:36:55 / 2:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 1.84 km (1 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.8075027 West, latitude 38.8300018 North, depth = 1.84 km. Unique identifier: nc73002476. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73002476.
Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winters, Napa, Petaluma (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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