A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from The Geysers in CA. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73483376. Unique identifier: nc73483376. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 16:22:57 / November 17, 2020 @ 4:22 pm. Exact location of event, depth 2.08 km, -122.8079987° West, 38.7971649° North. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:22:57 / 4:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.08 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Napa, Williams, Petaluma. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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