A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from The Geysers in CA. The 3.11-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:42:27 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.4 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 14:42:27 / September 24, 2020 @ 2:42 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73462331. Id of event: nc73462331. Exact location of earthquake, -122.7659988° West, 38.7869987° North, depth 1.4 km.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 69 km (43 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/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Novato, Winters, Napa (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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