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Minor earthquake, 3.69 mag was detected near Dollar Point in CA

Earthquake location 39.2324982S, -120.1113358WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.69 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Dollar Point in CA. Id of earthquake: nc73056106. Event ids that are associated: nc73056106, nn00646680. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/07/18 / 2018-07-26 07:22:26 / July 26, 2018 @ 7:22 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.38 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.69-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:22:26 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth -0.38 km, -120.1113358° West, 39.2324982° North.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Diamond Springs, Fernley, Alta Sierra. Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 5 km NNW of Dollar Point, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.69 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.1113358° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.2324982° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NNW of Dollar Point, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-26 07:22:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-26 07:26:00 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 210 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,nn, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 23 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2013 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 70 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 nc73056106 Id of event.
Event Code 73056106 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73056106,nn00646680, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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