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Minor earthquake: M3.29 quake has struck near Coalinga in CA

Earthquake location 36.149334S, -120.2238312WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Coalinga in CA on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.82 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -120.2238312° West, 36.149334° North, depth 10.82 km. The 3.29-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:15:13 / 4:15 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72952250. Id of event: nc72952250. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/18 / 2018-01-11 00:15:13 / January 11, 2018 @ 12:15 am.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 56 km (34 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Firebaugh, King City, Parlier.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. 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: 12 km E of Coalinga, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.29 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.2238312° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.149334° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km E of Coalinga, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-11 00:15:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-11 00:24:29 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 167 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 78 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1277 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86 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 nc72952250 Id of event.
Event Code 72952250 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72952250, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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