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Minor earthquake, 2.82 mag strikes near Kettleman City in California



Earthquake location 35.8496666S, -119.9953308WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Kettleman City in California on Monday. The temblor was detected at 06:42:32 / 6:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.53 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/07/17 / 2017-07-03 14:42:32 / July 3, 2017 @ 2:42 pm. Event id: nc72826371. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72826371. Exact location of event, longitude -119.9953308 West, latitude 35.8496666 North, depth = 9.53 km.

Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shafter, Atascadero, Templeton (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km S of Kettleman City, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.9953308° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8496666° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km S of Kettleman City, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-03 14:42:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-03 14:48:01 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 122 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 60 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1624 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 91 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 nc72826371 Id of event.
Event Code 72826371 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72826371, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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