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Minor earthquake, 2.82 mag strikes near Janesville in California

Earthquake location 40.1476669S, -120.1975021WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Janesville in California. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -1.87 km (-1 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:11:33 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -120.1975021° West, 40.1476669° North, depth -1.87 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/08/16 / 2016-08-04 05:11:33 / August 4, 2016 @ 5:11 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72670090. Id of event: nc72670090.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Reno, Sun Valley, Spanish Springs. The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Susanville (c. 17 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Spanish Springs (c. 15 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Cold Springs (c. 8 500 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 32 km ESE of Janesville, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.1975021° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.1476669° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -1.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km ESE of Janesville, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-08-04 05:11:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-08-04 05:24:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 123 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 28 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08159 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 145 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 nc72670090 Id of event.
Event Code 72670090 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72670090, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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