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Minor earthquake, 2.94 mag was detected near Huron in CA

Earthquake location 36.1218338S, -120.1801682WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Huron in CA on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.87 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: nc73001591. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73001591. The temblor was reported at 15:51:46 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.1801682 West, latitude 36.1218338 North, depth = 7.87 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/04/18 / 2018-04-19 23:51:46 / April 19, 2018 @ 11:51 pm.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fresno, Tulare, Mendota.

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 thirty-three 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km SW of Huron, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.1801682° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1218338° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SW of Huron, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-19 23:51:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-19 23:57:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 133 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 64 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08334 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 nc73001591 Id of event.
Event Code 73001591 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73001591, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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