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Minor earthquake, 3.19 mag has occurred near Cobb in CA

Earthquake location 38.8343315S, -122.7809982WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Cobb in CA on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -122.7809982 West, latitude 38.8343315 North, depth = 1.68 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.68 km (1 miles). Event id: nc73172925. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73172925. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/04/19 / 2019-04-27 12:33:51 / April 27, 2019 @ 12:33 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.19-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:33:51 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Colusa, Winters, Napa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 44 km (27 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop).

Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km WNW of Cobb, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.19 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.7809982° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.8343315° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km WNW of Cobb, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-27 12:33:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-27 12:37:53 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 157 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 47 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 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 nc73172925 Id of event.
Event Code 73172925 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73172925, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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