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Minor earthquake 3.58 mag, 14 km SSE of Avenal, California

Earthquake location 35.8818321S, -120.0611649WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.58 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Avenal in California on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72774671. Id of event: nc72774671. Global time and date of event 13/03/17 / 2017-03-13 14:39:04 / March 13, 2017 @ 2:39 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 06:39:04 / 6:39 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.59 km (8 miles). Exact location, longitude -120.0611649° West, latitude 35.8818321° North, depth = 12.59 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Visalia (c. 124 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Visalia, Kingsburg, Shafter (min 5000 pop).

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 one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 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: 14 km SSE of Avenal, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.58 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.0611649° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8818321° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km SSE of Avenal, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-13 14:39:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-13 14:44:58 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 2.22 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 197 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 59 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1534 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 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 nc72774671 Id of event.
Event Code 72774671 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72774671, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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