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Minor earthquake: M2.92 quake has struck near Kenwood in California

Earthquake location 38.4119987S, -122.6240005WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Kenwood in California. Exact location of earthquake, -122.6240005° West, 38.4119987° North, depth 6.46 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.46 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: nc72906831. Event ids that are associated: nc72906831. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:16:39 / 7:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/10/17 / 2017-10-10 03:16:39 / October 10, 2017 @ 3:16 am.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Concord (c. 122 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Vallejo (c. 115 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Davis, Pittsburg, Moraga (min 5000 pop).

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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km W of Kenwood, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.92 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.6240005° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.4119987° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km W of Kenwood, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-10 03:16:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-10 03:21:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 131 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 52 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03815 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 76 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 nc72906831 Id of event.
Event Code 72906831 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72906831, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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