A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from The Geysers in CA. The temblor was reported at 18:36:25 / 6:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.78 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: nc73459266. Event ids that are associated: nc73459266. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/09/20 / 2020-09-17 18:36:25 / September 17, 2020 @ 6:36 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.7440033 West, latitude 38.7908325 North, depth = 0.78 km.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Novato (c. 51 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Novato, Winters, Napa (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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