A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from The Geysers in CA. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.02 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.7668304 West, latitude 38.7976685 North, depth = 1.02 km. Id of earthquake: nc73502585. Event ids that are associated: nc73502585. The temblor was reported at 10:48:47 / 10:48 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 10:48:47 / December 25, 2020 @ 10:48 am.
Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Winters, Napa, Williams (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-one 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km NNW of The Geysers, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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