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Minor earthquake, 3.79 mag was detected near Parkfield in CA

Earthquake location 35.8601685S, -120.4134979WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.79 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Parkfield in CA on Friday. Global time and date of event 05/04/19 / 2019-04-05 17:52:32 / April 5, 2019 @ 5:52 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: nc73161470. Event ids that are associated: nc73161470, us2000kax8. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.53 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 8.53 km, -120.4134979° West, 35.8601685° North. The 3.79-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:52:32 / 9:52 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oceano, Hanford, Grover Beach (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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: 4 km SSE of Parkfield, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.79 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.4134979° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8601685° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km SSE of Parkfield, 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 17:52:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-05 18:11:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 32 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.9 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 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 233 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 59 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 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 42 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 nc73161470 Id of event.
Event Code 73161470 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73161470,us2000kax8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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