A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from The Geysers in CA. The temblor was picked up at 20:06:39 / 8:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73364025. Id of event: nc73364025. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.7279968 West, latitude 38.7588348 North, depth = 2.24 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/04/20 / 2020-04-05 04:06:39 / April 5, 2020 @ 4:06 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.24 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Vacaville (c. 92 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Novato (c. 51 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vacaville, American Canyon, Novato (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km SE of The Geysers, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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