A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from The Geysers in CA. The temblor was reported at 16:17:24 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: nc73190231. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73190231. Global time and date of event 31/05/19 / 2019-05-31 00:17:24 / May 31, 2019 @ 12:17 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -122.7956696° West, 38.8230019° North, depth 2.81 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.81 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winters, Napa, Petaluma. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km NW of The Geysers, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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