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Minor earthquake, 3.38 mag has occurred near Huron in California



Earthquake location 36.1231651S, -120.0733337WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Huron in California. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72792471. Unique identifier: nc72792471. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/04/17 / 2017-04-22 19:41:43 / April 22, 2017 @ 7:41 pm. The temblor was picked up at 11:41:43 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -120.0733337° West, latitude 36.1231651° North, depth = 9.82 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.82 km (6 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farmersville, Sanger, Paso Robles (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Visalia (c. 124 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km SSE of Huron, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.38 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.0733337° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1231651° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km SSE of Huron, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-22 19:41:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-22 19:44:19 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 176 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 65 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06862 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 74 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 nc72792471 Id of event.
Event Code 72792471 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72792471, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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