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Minor earthquake, 2.84 mag was detected near The Geysers in CA

Earthquake location 38.762001S, -122.7403336WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from The Geysers in CA on Friday. Id of earthquake: nc73344415. Event ids that are associated: nc73344415. The temblor was reported at 18:33:21 / 6:33 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.04 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 02:33:21 / February 22, 2020 @ 2:33 am. Exact location of event, longitude -122.7403336 West, latitude 38.762001 North, depth = 2.04 km.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 36 km (22 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Novato (c. 51 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Novato, Winters, Williams.

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 fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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: 2 km SE of The Geysers, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.7403336° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.762001° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km SE of The Geysers, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-22 02:33:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-22 02:39:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 124 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nc The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 55 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02169 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 72 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73344415 Id of event.
Event Code 73344415 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73344415, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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