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Minor earthquake, 2.86 mag was detected near The Geysers in CA

Earthquake location 38.802666666667S, -122.82133333333WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from The Geysers in CA. All ids that are associated to the event: nc75017947. Unique identifier: nc75017947. The temblor was picked up at 19:35:30 / 7:35 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/06/24 / 2024-06-08 19:35:30 / June 8, 2024 @ 7:35 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.82133333333 West, latitude 38.802666666667 North, depth = 0.47 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.47 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 41 km (26 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Napa, Williams, Petaluma (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 6 km NW of The Geysers, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.82133333333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.802666666667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6 km NW 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 2024-06-08 19:35:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-08 23:27:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 reviewed 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 126 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 22 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.008713 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 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 nc75017947 Id of event.
Event Code 75017947 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc75017947, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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