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Minor earthquake, 3.32 mag strikes near Alpaugh in California



Earthquake location 35.7281685S, -119.6721649WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Alpaugh in California on Friday. Global time and date of event 13/02/16 / 2016-02-13 02:19:28 / February 13, 2016 @ 2:19 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.17 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ci37523376. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37523376, nc72590000. Exact location of event, longitude -119.6721649 West, latitude 35.7281685 North, depth = 24.17 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:19:28 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Exeter, Coalinga, Farmersville (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Visalia (c. 124 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Porterville (c. 54 200 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 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 three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 24 km SW of Alpaugh, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.32 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.6721649° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7281685° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km SW of Alpaugh, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-13 02:19:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-13 02:37:05 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 170 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ci The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ci,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 62 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2672 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 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 ci37523376 Id of event.
Event Code 37523376 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37523376,nc72590000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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