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Minor earthquake, 2.96 mag strikes near Rohnert Park in CA

Earthquake location 38.3498344S, -122.6361694WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Rohnert Park in CA. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.49 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73039516. Id of event: nc73039516. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/07/18 / 2018-07-02 19:53:55 / July 2, 2018 @ 7:53 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 11:53:55 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -122.6361694 West, latitude 38.3498344 North, depth = 6.49 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Concord (c. 122 100 pop), 43 km (27 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 Alamo, Clayton, Pittsburg (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 seven and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 6 km ENE of Rohnert Park, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.96 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.6361694° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.3498344° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km ENE of Rohnert Park, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-02 19:53:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-02 19:55:34 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 135 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 48 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04579 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 70 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 nc73039516 Id of event.
Event Code 73039516 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73039516, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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