A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from The Geysers in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.05 km (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:39:33 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -122.768837° West, latitude 38.8025017° North, depth = 0.05 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73351170. Unique identifier: nc73351170. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 05:39:33 / March 8, 2020 @ 5:39 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Winters, Napa, Williams (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km NNW of The Geysers, CA.
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