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Minor earthquake, 3.19 mag has occurred near Cobb in California

Earthquake location 38.8165016S, -122.7653351WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Cobb in California. Id of earthquake: nc72636250. Event ids that are associated: nc72636250. Exact location of event, longitude -122.7653351 West, latitude 38.8165016 North, depth = -0.35 km. The 3.19-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:26:54 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.35 km (-0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/16 / 2016-05-16 06:26:54 / May 16, 2016 @ 6:26 am.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Colusa, Winters, Napa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop).

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

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

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.19 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.7653351° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.8165016° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km W of Cobb, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-05-16 06:26:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-16 06:29:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 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 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 157 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 54 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01242 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 nc72636250 Id of event.
Event Code 72636250 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72636250, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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