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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag strikes near Green Valley in California

Earthquake location 38.2568321S, -122.1746674WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Green Valley in California on Saturday. Global time and date of event 09/07/16 / 2016-07-09 23:49:54 / July 9, 2016 @ 11:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -122.1746674 West, latitude 38.2568321 North, depth = 9.93 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.93 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:49:54 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: nc72659881. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72659881.

Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Sacramento (c. 466 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Newark, Redwood Shores, Wilton. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Every 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 1 km WNW of Green Valley, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.1746674° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.2568321° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.93 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km WNW of Green Valley, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-09 23:49:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-09 23:58:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 76 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 200 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 80 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04005 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 159 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 nc72659881 Id of event.
Event Code 72659881 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72659881, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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