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Minor earthquake, 3.26 mag has occurred near Kensington in California

Earthquake location 37.909668S, -122.2910004WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Kensington in California. Exact location of event, depth 4.96 km, -122.2910004° West, 37.909668° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.96 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/06/17 / 2017-06-21 19:00:20 / June 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72819101. Id of event: nc72819101. The temblor was reported at 11:00:20 / 11:00 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Gatos, Calistoga, Tracy. Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 thirty-nine 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 0 km W of Kensington, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.26 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.2910004° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.909668° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km W of Kensington, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-21 19:00:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-21 19:14:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 411 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 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 reviewed 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 353 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 78 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04626 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 28 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 nc72819101 Id of event.
Event Code 72819101 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72819101, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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