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Light earthquake, 4.13 mag has occurred near Avenal in CA

Earthquake location 36.0756683S, -120.1903305WA light earthquake magnitude 4.13 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Avenal in CA on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.14 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.1903305 West, latitude 36.0756683 North, depth = 10.14 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/11/18 / 2018-11-27 13:07:12 / November 27, 2018 @ 1:07 pm. The temblor was picked up at 05:07:12 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73116386. Unique identifier: nc73116386.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Delano, Farmersville, Firebaugh (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Visalia (c. 124 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km NW of Avenal, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.13 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.1903305° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0756683° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NW of Avenal, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-27 13:07:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-27 13:27:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 13 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.38 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed 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 266 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 70 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06699 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 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 ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73116386 Id of event.
Event Code 73116386 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73116386, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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