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Minor earthquake, 2.85 mag was detected near Kettleman City in California

Earthquake location 35.9591675S, -119.8560028WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Kettleman City in California. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/06/16 / 2016-06-05 21:09:11 / June 5, 2016 @ 9:09 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 14:09:11 / 2:09 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc72646721. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72646721. The epicenter was at a depth of 19 km (12 miles). Exact location, longitude -119.8560028° West, latitude 35.9591675° North, depth = 19 km.

The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Visalia (c. 124 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Porterville (c. 54 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Porterville, Fowler, Exeter (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 10 km ESE of Kettleman City, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.8560028° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9591675° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km ESE of Kettleman City, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-05 21:09:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-05 21:12:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 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 125 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 76 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2294 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 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 md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc72646721 Id of event.
Event Code 72646721 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72646721, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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