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Minor earthquake, 3.17 mag was detected near Sea Ranch in California



Earthquake location 38.677166S, -123.6060028WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Sea Ranch in California. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.34 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -123.6060028 West, latitude 38.677166 North, depth = -0.34 km. Unique identifier: nc72721435. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72721435. The temblor was detected at 23:42:40 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/11/16 / 2016-11-07 07:42:40 / November 7, 2016 @ 7:42 am UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Larkfield-Wikiup, Sebastopol, Windsor. Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Healdsburg (c. 11 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Larkfield-Wikiup (c. 8 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Cloverdale (c. 8 600 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-one 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 13 km WSW of Sea Ranch, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.17 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.6060028° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.677166° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km WSW of Sea Ranch, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-07 07:42:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-07 07:45:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 155 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 39 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1978 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 220 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 nc72721435 Id of event.
Event Code 72721435 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72721435, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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