A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from The Geysers in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.83 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/10/19 / 2019-10-17 14:16:53 / October 17, 2019 @ 2:16 pm. Id of earthquake: nc73293445. Event ids that are associated: nc73293445. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:16:53 / 6:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -122.8013306° West, 38.8235016° North, depth 2.83 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Napa, Petaluma, Williams (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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