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Minor earthquake: M3.72 quake has struck near Coalinga in California

Earthquake location 36.2966652S, -120.3188324WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.72 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Coalinga in California on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 08:40:00 / August 12, 2017 @ 8:40 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.9 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -120.3188324° West, 36.2966652° North, depth 7.9 km. The temblor was reported at 00:40:00 / 12:40 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc72867256. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72867256.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Clovis (c. 95 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Madera (c. 61 400 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bonadelle Ranchos-Madera Ranchos, Reedley, Madera Acres.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 17 km NNE of Coalinga, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.72 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.3188324° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2966652° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km NNE of Coalinga, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-12 08:40:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-12 08:46:03 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 3.04 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 213 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 74 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05684 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 125 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 nc72867256 Id of event.
Event Code 72867256 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72867256, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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