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Minor earthquake 3.62 mag, 12 km SW of Corcoran, CA

Earthquake location 36.0146675S, -119.6533356WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.62 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Corcoran in CA on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72964596. Id of event: nc72964596. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -119.6533356 West, latitude 36.0146675 North, depth = -0.23 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.23 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 05/02/18 / 2018-02-05 06:43:15 / February 5, 2018 @ 6:43 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 22:43:15 / 10:43 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rosedale, Fresno, Sanger (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Visalia (c. 124 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Porterville (c. 54 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km SW of Corcoran, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.62 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.6533356° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0146675° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km SW of Corcoran, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-02-05 06:43:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-05 06:46:10 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 202 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 0.5324 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 170 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 nc72964596 Id of event.
Event Code 72964596 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72964596, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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