A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from The Geysers in CA. The temblor was reported at 07:51:46 / 7:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -122.8268356° West, latitude 38.8126678° North, depth = 2.47 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.47 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: nc73079615. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73079615. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/09/18 / 2018-09-02 15:51:46 / September 2, 2018 @ 3:51 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 43 km (26 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Napa, Williams, Petaluma (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km WNW of The Geysers, CA.
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