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Minor earthquake, 3.42 mag strikes near Angwin in California

Earthquake location 38.574501S, -122.4331665WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Angwin in California. The temblor was picked up at 17:36:22 / 5:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth -0.02 km, -122.4331665° West, 38.574501° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.02 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/07/17 / 2017-07-27 01:36:22 / July 27, 2017 @ 1:36 am. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72849876. Unique identifier: nc72849876.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Emeryville, Clayton, Saranap (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Sacramento (c. 466 500 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Concord (c. 122 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Vallejo (c. 115 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Berkeley (c. 112 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. 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: 1 km E of Angwin, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.42 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.4331665° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.574501° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km E of Angwin, 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 01:36:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-27 01:42:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.5 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 181 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 89 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1639 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 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 nc72849876 Id of event.
Event Code 72849876 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72849876, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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