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Minor earthquake 3.37 mag, 20 km SW of New Idria, CA

Earthquake location 36.2961655S, -120.8399963WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from New Idria in CA on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 17:27:23 / February 12, 2019 @ 5:27 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.68 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73141190. Id of event: nc73141190. Exact location of event, longitude -120.8399963 West, latitude 36.2961655 North, depth = 10.68 km. The 3.37-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:27:23 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 80 km (49 miles) from Hollister (c. 34 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop). 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 Hollister, Paso Robles, Avenal.

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 three and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km SW of New Idria, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.37 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.8399963° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2961655° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km SW of New Idria, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-12 17:27:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-12 17:32:19 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 175 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 0.086 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 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 nc73141190 Id of event.
Event Code 73141190 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73141190, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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