A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Napa in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 00:05:49 / August 21, 2020 @ 12:05 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73447536. Id of event: nc73447536. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:05:49 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -122.3379974 West, latitude 38.2444992 North, depth = -0.25 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.25 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hayward (c. 144 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Concord (c. 122 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Foster City, Pleasanton, San Mateo (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SW of Napa, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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