A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Anderson Springs in CA. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73072696. Unique identifier: nc73072696. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/08/18 / 2018-08-17 17:47:26 / August 17, 2018 @ 5:47 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.69 km (1 miles). The 2.91-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:47:26 / 9:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -122.6983337° West, 38.7405014° North, depth 1.69 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vacaville, American Canyon, Novato (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 33 km (21 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vacaville (c. 92 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Novato (c. 51 900 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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