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Minor earthquake, 3.77 mag has occurred near Coalinga in California

Earthquake location 35.9684982S, -120.5250015WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.77 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Coalinga in California. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72636855. Unique identifier: nc72636855. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.5250015 West, latitude 35.9684982 North, depth = 7.93 km. The temblor was detected at 15:58:06 / 3:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.93 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/05/16 / 2016-05-17 22:58:06 / May 17, 2016 @ 10:58 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Osos, San Luis Obispo, Lemoore. The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 24 km SW of Coalinga, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.77 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.5250015° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9684982° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.93 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km SW of Coalinga, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-05-17 22:58:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-17 23:21:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.9 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.13 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 222 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 86 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02237 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 31 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 nc72636855 Id of event.
Event Code 72636855 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72636855, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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