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Minor earthquake, 3.29 mag strikes near Cantua Creek in CA

Earthquake location 36.5313339S, -120.3118362WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Cantua Creek in CA. Unique identifier: nc73183846. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73183846. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/05/19 / 2019-05-19 10:49:12 / May 19, 2019 @ 10:49 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 02:49:12 / 2:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -120.3118362° West, latitude 36.5313339° North, depth = 9.24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.24 km (6 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was King City, Reedley, Los Banos. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 54 km (33 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Clovis (c. 95 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Madera (c. 61 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 3 km N of Cantua Creek, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.29 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.3118362° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5313339° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km N of Cantua Creek, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-19 10:49:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-19 10:53:19 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 167 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 77 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 0.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 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 nc73183846 Id of event.
Event Code 73183846 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73183846, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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