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Minor earthquake, 3.12 mag strikes near The Geysers in California



Earthquake location 38.7384987S, -122.7286682WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from The Geysers in California. Global time and date of event 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 14:52:12 / August 5, 2017 @ 2:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -122.7286682° West, 38.7384987° North, depth 2.54 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72860806. Unique identifier: nc72860806. The temblor was picked up at 06:52:12 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.54 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vacaville (c. 92 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Novato (c. 51 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lucas Valley-Marinwood, Vacaville, American Canyon (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 4 km SSE of The Geysers, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.12 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.7286682° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.7384987° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km SSE of The Geysers, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-05 14:52:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-05 14:57:03 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 150 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 54 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01886 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 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 nc72860806 Id of event.
Event Code 72860806 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72860806, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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