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Minor earthquake, 2.94 mag has occurred near The Geysers in CA

Earthquake location 38.7908325S, -122.7440033WA 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km NE of The Geysers, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.7440033° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.7908325° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NE of The Geysers, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-17 18:36:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-17 18:40:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 133 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nc The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 54 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01569 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73459266 Id of event.
Event Code 73459266 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73459266, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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