A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from The Geysers in CA on Saturday. Id of earthquake: nc73351215. Event ids that are associated: nc73351215. Exact location of earthquake, -122.8093338° West, 38.7941666° North, depth 2.79 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.79 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 06:16:00 / March 8, 2020 @ 6:16 am. The temblor was picked up at 22:16:00 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Napa, Williams, Petaluma (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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