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Minor earthquake, 3.18 mag was detected near The Geysers in California



Earthquake location 38.7598343S, -122.720665WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from The Geysers in California. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 13:48:29 / January 18, 2016 @ 1:48 pm. Event id: nc72581406. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72581406. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.46 km (1 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.720665 West, latitude 38.7598343 North, depth = 1.46 km. The temblor was reported at 05:48:29 / 5:48 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Vacaville (c. 92 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Novato (c. 51 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Colusa, Vacaville, American Canyon.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km ESE of The Geysers, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.18 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.720665° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.7598343° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km ESE of The Geysers, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-18 13:48:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-18 13:51:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 156 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 36 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01368 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc72581406 Id of event.
Event Code 72581406 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72581406, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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