A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from The Geysers in CA. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/18 / 2018-05-02 02:24:20 / May 2, 2018 @ 2:24 am. Unique identifier: nc73009206. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73009206. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:24:20 / 6:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.8396683 West, latitude 38.8206673 North, depth = -0.59 km. The epicenter was at a depth of -0.59 km (-0 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (27 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 76 km (47 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), 30 km (19 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Napa, Williams, Petaluma (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 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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