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Minor earthquake, 3.14 mag has occurred near The Geysers in CA

Earthquake location 38.7883339S, -122.7618332WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from The Geysers in CA on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.79 km (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:22:33 / 2:22 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/04/19 / 2019-04-05 22:22:33 / April 5, 2019 @ 10:22 pm. Id of earthquake: nc73161580. Event ids that are associated: nc73161580. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.7618332 West, latitude 38.7883339 North, depth = 0.79 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Novato (c. 51 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colusa, Novato, Winters (min 5000 pop).

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 thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km NNW of The Geysers, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.14 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.7618332° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.7883339° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km NNW of The Geysers, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-05 22:22:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-05 22:27:03 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 152 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 42 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02027 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 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 nc73161580 Id of event.
Event Code 73161580 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73161580, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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