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Minor earthquake, 2.86 mag was detected near Huron in CA

Earthquake location 36.1438332S, -120.0561676WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Huron in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.0561676 West, latitude 36.1438332 North, depth = 9.06 km. The 2.86-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:00:40 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.06 km (6 miles). Event id: nc73082280. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73082280. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 08:00:40 / September 8, 2018 @ 8:00 am.

Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Visalia (c. 124 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sanger, Earlimart, Dinuba (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km SSE of Huron, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.0561676° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1438332° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km SSE 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 2018-09-08 08:00:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-08 08:22:02 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 126 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 68 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09329 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 50 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 nc73082280 Id of event.
Event Code 73082280 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73082280, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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