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Minor earthquake, 3.41 mag strikes near Calistoga in CA

Earthquake location 38.5336685S, -122.6146698WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Calistoga in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.1 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73175485. Id of event: nc73175485. The 3.41-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:17:54 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -122.6146698° West, latitude 38.5336685° North, depth = 4.1 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/05/19 / 2019-05-02 05:17:54 / May 2, 2019 @ 5:17 am.

The epicenter was 14 km (8 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Concord (c. 122 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Vallejo (c. 115 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Berkeley (c. 112 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Fairfield (c. 105 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waldon, Emeryville, Orinda (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SSW of Calistoga, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.41 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.6146698° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.5336685° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SSW of Calistoga, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-02 05:17:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-02 05:24:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.7 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 180 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 81 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 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 nc73175485 Id of event.
Event Code 73175485 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73175485, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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