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Minor earthquake, 2.82 mag strikes near Esparto in California



Earthquake location 38.671833S, -122.1428299WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Esparto in California. The temblor was picked up at 04:20:14 / 4:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.13 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/07/17 / 2017-07-27 12:20:14 / July 27, 2017 @ 12:20 pm. Event id: nc72850456. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72850456. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.1428299 West, latitude 38.671833 North, depth = 13.13 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cloverdale, Tara Hills, Fair Oaks (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Sacramento (c. 466 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Elk Grove (c. 153 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Roseville (c. 118 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Vallejo (c. 115 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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 fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km WSW of Esparto, 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 -122.1428299° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.671833° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km WSW of Esparto, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-27 12:20:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-27 12:25:02 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 43 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04075 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 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 md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc72850456 Id of event.
Event Code 72850456 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72850456, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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